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Title Handbook of accelerator physics and engineering / edited by Alexander Wu Chao ... [and three others].
Imprint Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., 2013.

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Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 802 pages, I-28) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Edited by internationally recognized authorities in the field, this expanded and updated new edition of the bestselling Handbook, containing more than 100 new articles, is aimed at the design and operation of modern particle accelerators. It is intended as a vade mecum for professional engineers and physicists engaged in these subjects. With a collection of more than 2000 equations, 300 illustrations and 500 graphs and tables, here one will find, in addition to the common formulae of previous compilations, hard-to-find, specialized formulae, recipes and material data pooled from the lifetime experience of many of the world's most able practitioners of the art and science of accelerators. The eight chapters include both theoretical and practical matters as well as an extensive glossary of accelerator types. Chapters on beam dynamics and electromagnetic and nuclear interactions deal with linear and nonlinear single particle and collective effects including spin motion, beam-environment, beam-beam, beam-electron, beam-ion and intrabeam interactions. The impedance concept and related calculations are dealt with at length as are the instabilities associated with the various interactions mentioned. A chapter on operational considerations includes discussions on the assessment and correction of orbit and optics errors, real-time feedbacks, generation of short photon pulses, bunch compression, tuning of normal and superconducting linacs, energy recovery linacs, free electron lasers, cooling, space-charge compensation, brightness of light sources, collider luminosity optimization and collision schemes. Chapters on mechanical and electrical considerations present material data and important aspects of component design including heat transfer and refrigeration. Hardware systems for particle sources, feedback systems, confinement and acceleration (both normal conducting and superconducting) receive detailed treatment in a subsystems chapter, beam measurement techniques and apparatus being treated therein as well. The closing chapter gives data and methods for radiation protection computations as well as much data on radiation damage to various materials and devices. A detailed name and subject index is provided together with reliable references to the literature where the most detailed information available on all subjects treated can be found.
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Text in English.
Subject Particle accelerators -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nuclear physics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Contents 1. Introduction. 1.1. How to use this book. 1.2. Nomenclature. 1.3. Fundamental constants. 1.4. Units and conversions. 1.5. Fundamental formulae / A.W. Chao. 1.5. Glossary of accelerator types. 1.7. Accelerator computer codes / R. Ryne -- 2. Beam dynamics. 2.1. Phase space. 2.2. Optics and lattice. 2.3. Nonlinear dynamics. 2.4. Collective effects. 2.5. Beam-beam effects. 2.6. Polarization. 2.7. Beam cooling -- 3. Electromagnetic and nuclear interactions. 3.1. Synchrotron radiation. 3.2. Impedances and wake functions. 3.3. Particle-matter interaction -- 4. Operational considerations. 4.1. Luminosity / M.A. Furman, M.S. Zisman. 4.2. Brightness / P. Elleaume, K.-J. Kim. 4.3. Linac operation. 4.4. Recirculated energy recovery linacs / S.A. Bogacz, D.R. Douglas, G.A. Krafft. 4.5. Bunch compression / P. Emma. 4.6. Operation of linear-collider final focus systems / A.A. Seryi, G.R. White. 4.7. Operation of circular accelerators. 4.8. Temporal and spatial correlations in BPM measurements. 4.9. Transition crossing / J. Wei. 4.10. RF gymnastics in a synchrotron / R. Garoby. 4.11. Energy measurement with electron beams / J. Seeman. 4.12. Ring injection and extraction / G.H. Rees. 4.13. Collision schemes for ring colliders / M. Zobov, F. Zimmermann. 4.14. Beam-beam compensation schemes / J.P. Koutchouk, V. Shiltsev. 4.15. Space charge compensation (SCC) in hadron beams / V. Shiltsev. 4.16. Operational considerations on cooling / S. Nagaitsev, M. Blaskiewicz -- 5. Mechanical considerations. 5.1. Mechanical and thermal properties of structural materials / M. Kuchnir. 5.2. Mechanical and thermal properties of composite superconductors / R.M. Scanlan. 5.3. Thermodynamic & hydrodynamic properties of coolants & cryogens / M. McAshan. 5.4. Creep and stress relaxation in accelerator components / F. Markley. 5.5. Electric and magnetic forces / M. Tigner. 5.6. Deflections and buckling / M. Tigner. 5.7. Practical heat transfer and fluid flow / M. McAshan, M. Tigner. 5.8. Fabrication of niobium rf structures / T. Hays, H. Padamsee, D. Proch. 5.9. Refrigeration systems / C. Rode, R. Ganni. 5.10. Vacuum systems. 5.11. Alignment / R. Ruland. 5.12. Magnet supports and alignment / G. Bowden. 5.13. Ground vibration / C. Montag, J. Rossbach. 5.14. Vibration control in accelerators / C. Montag.
6. Electrical considerations. 6.1. Properties of dielectrics / M. Tigner. 6.2. Properties of conductors, normal and superconducting / R.M. Scanlan. 6.3. Properties of ferromagnetic materials / M. Tigner. 6.4. Permanent magnet materials / R.D. Schlueter. 6.5. Properties of lossy materials / E. Chojnacki. 6.6. Common transmission lines and cavities / M. Tigner. 6.7. RF pulse compression. 6.8. RF windows and cavity coupling / R.M. Sundelin, H.L. Phillips. 6.9. Multipacting / D. Proch, J. Sekutowicz. 6.10. Polyphase power circuits / M. Tigner. 6.11. High precision power converters / F. Bordry, J.P. Burne, M. Cerqueira Bastos. 6.12. High accuracy in power converters for particle accelerators / F. Bordry, J.P. Burnet, M. Cerqueira Bastos. 6.13. High-gradient limitations in room temperature RF linacs / G.A. Loew, S. Tantawi, J.W. Wang. 6.14. High voltage technique / B. Goddard. 6.15. Coating recipes. 6.16. Cavity measurements / R. Rimmer, M. Tigner. 6.17. Magnetic measurements. 6.18. High power switches -- 7. Subsystems. 7.1. Particle sources. 7.2. Confinement and focusing. 7.3. Acceleration. 7.4. Beam instrumentation and diagnostics. 7.5. Impedance determination. 7.6. Polarimeters. 7.7. Controls and timing / K. Rehlich. 7.8. Femtosecond precision optical synchronization / F. Löhl -- 8. Radiation effects and protection. 8.1. Radiation protection principles / S. Roesler, M. Silari. 8.2. Sources of radiation / R.H. Thomas, S. Roesler, M. Silari. 8.3. Monte Carlo codes / S. Roesler, M. Silari. 8.4. Radiation transport and shielding / S. Roesler, M. Silari. 8.5. Radiation measurements / S. Roesler, M. Silari. 8.6. induced radioactivity / S. Roesler, M. Silari. 8.7. Radiation damage thresholds / H. Schönbacher.
Other Author Chao, Alexander Wu, editor.
World Scientific (Firm), publisher.
Other Title Print version: Handbook of accelerator physics and engineering. Second edition. Hackensack, New Jersey : World Scientific, [2013] 9789814415842