Handbook of Vacuum Technology

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Wiley, Oct 20, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 1002 pages
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A comprehensive standard work and important resource for both students and professionals in research and industry who need detailed knowledge of the theory and applications. Many numerical examples and numerous illustrations visualize the theoretical issues, backed by many useful tables and charts, plus over 500 illustrations. The Handbook discusses the latest developments in vacuum measurement techniques and leak detection in vacuum systems, as well as the connection of vacuum systems to computerized control systems.

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Karl Jousten is head of the section Vacuum Metrology at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), the German National Institute for Metrology, in Berlin. He obtained his masters and Ph.D. degree in physics from the University of Heidelberg. After working as a post-doc at the Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, at the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology in the United States, and finally at the Fritz-Haber-Institute in Berlin, he joined the vacuum group at PTB in Berlin in 1990. Since then he has authored many scientific articles in the field as well as contributions to textbooks. He is active in the field of national (DIN) and international (ISO) standardization in vacuum technology. Since 2005, he is also President of the German Vacuum Society.

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