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An Introduction to Particle Accelerators

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An Introduction to Particle Accelerators by Edmund Wilson
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There are more than ten thousand particle accelerators in the world from the linear accelerators used for cancer therapy in modern hospitals to the giant 'atom-smashers' at international particle physics laboratories used to unlock the secrets of creation. Many scientists and engineers spend their lives designing, constructing, and operating these machines - yet few universities include the subject of particle accelerators in their curricula. The few courses that do exist and the summer schools run by the big accelerator laboratories lack a simple introduction which covers the essentials of the subject for the many who need to learn how these machines work. This book fills that gap and takes the reader through each of the aspects of a modern accelerator giving enough information to unlock the door to the subject but does not overload the understanding with mathematics. Anyone with a general interest in modern technology based on a fascinating variety of physics and engineering will find much of interest in this book.

Author Biography

Prof. E.J.N. (Ted) Wilson, Head of CERN Accelerator School, CERN, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland
Release date NZ
May 31st, 2001
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
numerous line figures
Imprint
Clarendon Press
Pages
268
Dimensions
157x235x14
ISBN-13
9780198508298
Product ID
2248200

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