Logo

Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Large book cover: Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
by

Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520064267
ISBN-13: 9780520064263
Number of pages: 586

Description:
The Radiation Laboratory in Berkeley, California, was the birthplace of particle accelerators, radioisotopes, and modern big science. This first volume of its history is a saga of physics and finance in the Great Depression, when a new kind of science was born.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online reading)

Similar books

Book cover: Principles of Charged Particle AccelerationPrinciples of Charged Particle Acceleration
by - Wiley-Interscience
This book is a comprehensive introduction to the physics and technology of charged- particle accelerators. Topics include electrostatic accelerators, betatrons, linear induction accelerators, RF linacs, cyclotrons and synchrotrons.
(8992 views)
Book cover: An Engineering Guide To PhotoinjectorsAn Engineering Guide To Photoinjectors
by - arXiv
This book is an introduction to the basic theory and engineering of advanced electron beam sources known as photoinjectors. Photoinjectors produce relativistic electrons for exciting new devices such as x-ray free electron lasers ...
(2154 views)
Book cover: The Meson FactoriesThe Meson Factories
by - University of California Press
This volume is a collection of commented reprints concerning the physics program at meson factories, the characteristics of the accelerators, and the major instrumentation as well as the applications, the history and future of these facilities.
(4305 views)
Book cover: Searching for the Higgs BosonSearching for the Higgs Boson
by - arXiv
These are lectures on Higgs boson collider searches. The author first reviews the Standard Model searches, then covers in-depth what comes after a candidate discovery at LHC, and finally discusses the MSSM extension to the Higgs sector.
(6934 views)