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Title: Synchrotron Radiation

This book covers the physical aspects of synchrotron radiation generation and is designed as a textbook and reference for graduate students, teachers and scientists utilizing synchrotron radiation. It is my hope that this text may help especially students and young researchers entering this exciting field to gain insight into the characteristics of synchrotron radiation. Discovered in 1945, synchrotron radiation has become the source of photons from the infrared to hard x-rays for a large community of researchers in basic and applied sciences. This process was particularly supported by the development of electron accelerators for basic research in high energy physics. Specifically, the development of the store ring and associated technologies resulted in the availability of high brightness photon beams far exceeding other sources. In this text, the physics of synchrotron radiation for a variety of magnets is derived from first principles resulting in useful formulas for the practitioner. Since the characteristics and quality of synchrotron radiation are intimately connected with the accelerator and electron beam producing this radiation, a short overview of relevant accelerator physics is included.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
815294
Report Number(s):
SLAC-R-637
TRN: US0304581
DOE Contract Number:
AC03-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 11 Aug 2003
Research Org:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Menlo Park, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (US)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; AVAILABILITY; BRIGHTNESS; ELECTRON BEAMS; ELECTRONS; HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS; MAGNETS; PHOTON BEAMS; PHOTONS; PHYSICS; SYNCHROTRON RADIATION