Synchrotron Radiation: Production and Properties

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Science - 251 pages
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'... those who do wonder about the origins of synchrotron radiation will find P.J. Duke's book a valuable and thorough source of facts describing its physical basis from first principles... the reader sees the elaborate production and remarkable properties of synchrotron radiation unfolded within merely 251 pages and 15 chapters... More than forty years of experience in the field qualify the author to educate an international interdisciplinary community od synchrotron radiation users' Journal Synchrotron RadiationSynchroton radiation is without doubt the most important new source of electromagnetic radiation and has drastically transformed the study of the properties of materials. Now a research tool of wide application, synchroton radiation is used by physicists, chemists, biologists, geologists, material scientists, engineers and scholars of other scientific disciplines. This book presents the properties of synchroton radiation in a clear and self-contained way and explains the advanced techniques which are required for its production.

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Philip Duke is an Honarary Scientist, Daresbury Laboratory.

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