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Author Wilson, E. J. N. (Edward J. N.),
Title An introduction to particle accelerators / E.J.N. Wilson.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

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Author Wilson, E. J. N. (Edward J. N.),
Subject Particle accelerators.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 252 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [242]-248) and index.
Summary From the linear accelerators used for cancer therapy in hospitals, to the giant atom smashers at international laboratories, this book provides a simple introduction to particle accelerators.
Contents History of accelerators -- Overview of the history -- Electrostatic accelerators -- The ray transformer -- Linear accelerators -- The cyclotron -- Focusing in cyclotrons -- Relativity limits cyclotrons -- The betatron -- The synchrotron -- Phase stability -- The first synchrotrons -- Weak focusing -- Strong focusing -- Fixed field alternating gradient -- Superconducting magnets -- Accelerators at work in medicine, industry, and research -- Moving from history to physics -- Transverse motion -- Description of motion -- Coordinate system -- Displacement and divergence -- The betatron envelopes -- Bending magnets and magnetic rigidity -- Focusing -- Quadrupole magnets -- The gutter analogy -- Alternating-gradient focusing -- Lattices -- Betatron envelopes -- The equation of motion -- Solution of Hill's equation -- Q value -- Matrix description -- Stability -- The Twiss matrix -- Transport matrices for the components of a period -- Regular FODO lattice -- Circulating beams -- Liouville's theorem -- Chains of accelerators -- Exceptions to Liouville's theorem -- Beam distribution in real space -- Acceptance -- Measurement of emittance -- Q measurement -- Measurement of Q by kicking -- Knockout and Q measurement -- Measurement by analysing the frequencies emitted by the beam -- Longitudinal dynamics -- Longitudinal motion -- Voltage per turn -- The r.f. frequency programme and controls -- Harmonic number -- Bunches and buckets -- Stability of the lagging particle -- Stationary buckets.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191706363
OCLC # 676808962
Additional Format Print version: Wilson, E. J. N. (Edward J. N.). Introduction to particle accelerators. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001 0198520549 (DLC) 2001018540 (OCoLC)45799674

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