The Meson Factories
by T.E.O. Ericson, V.W. Hughes, D.E. Nagle
Publisher: University of California Press 1991
Number of pages: 861
The present volume is primarily 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.
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by Peter Westwick - American Institute of Physics
As he built machines to study subatomic particles, Ernest Lawrence created modern Big Science. After helping make the first atomic bombs, he became a leader of Cold War science. His biography is illustrated with pictures, explanations and a song.
by Andrzej Wolski - arXiv
We discuss electromagnetic fields, with an emphasis on aspects relevant to radiofrequency systems in particle accelerators. We review Maxwell's equations and show that there are solutions representing the propagation of electromagnetic waves.
by D. Zeppenfeld - arXiv
Introduction to physics at e+e- and hadron colliders. A selection of processes is used to illustrate the strengths and capabilities of the different machines. The discussion includes W pair production and chargino searches at various colliders.
by Simon Zaremba, Wiel Kleeven - arXiv.org
Classical, isochronous, and synchro-cyclotrons are introduced. Transverse and longitudinal beam dynamics in these accelerators are covered. The problem of vertical focusing and iscochronism in compact isochronous cyclotrons is treated in some detail.