Particle Accelerator Physics
CollectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
This book by Helmut Wiedemann is a well-established, classic text, providing an in-depth and comprehensive introduction to the field of high-energy particle acceleration and beam dynamics. The present 4th edition has been significantly revised, updated and expanded. The newly conceived Part I is an elementary introduction to the subject matter for undergraduate students. Part II gathers the basic tools in preparation of a more advanced treatment, summarizing the essentials of electrostatics and electrodynamics as well as of particle dynamics in electromagnetic fields. Part III is an extensive primer in beam dynamics, followed, in Part IV, by an introduction and description of the main beam parameters and including a new chapter on beam emittance and lattice design. Part V is devoted to the treatment of perturbations in beam dynamics. Part VI then discusses the details of charged particle acceleration.
KeywordsPhysics; Physics; Accelerator Science and Technology; Beam dynamics; Beam physics; Charged particle beams; Charged particles dynamics; Free electron laser; Introduction to Particle Accelerators; Physics of Particle Accelerators; Synchrotron radiation; US Accelerator Physics School
Publication date and place2015-01-01