X-Ray Multiple-Wave Diffraction: Theory and Application by Shih-Lin Chang

By Shih-Lin Chang

X-ray multiple-wave diffraction, often referred to as a number of diffraction or N-beam diffraction, effects from the scattering of X-rays from periodic ­ or higher-dimensional buildings, like 2-d and 3-D crystals or even quasi­ crystals. The interplay of the X-rays with the periodic association of atoms frequently offers structural information regarding the scatterer. in contrast to the standard Bragg mirrored image, the so-called two-wave diffraction, the multiply diffracted intensities are delicate to the levels of the constitution elements in­ volved. this provides X-ray multiple-wave diffraction the opportunity to resolve the X-ray part challenge. nonetheless, the situation for producing an X­ ray multiple-wave diffraction is way extra strict than in two-wave instances. This makes X-ray multiple-wave diffraction an invaluable procedure for distinct degree­ ments of crystal lattice constants and the wavelength of radiation assets. contemporary growth within the program of this actual diffraction strategy to surfaces, skinny motion pictures, and no more ordered platforms has established the diver­ sity and practicability of the approach for structural study in condensed topic physics, fabrics sciences, crystallography, and X-ray optics. the 1st e-book in this topic, a number of Diffraction of X-Rays in Crystals, was once released in 1984, and meant to offer a latest overview at the primary and alertness elements of this diffraction.

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Physics and Engineering of Radiation Detection by Syed Naeem Ahmed

By Syed Naeem Ahmed

Physics and Engineering of Radiation Detection presents an summary of the physics of radiation detection and its purposes. It covers the origins and houses of alternative forms of ionizing radiation, their detection and size, and the methods used to guard humans and the surroundings from their in all probability damaging results.

The moment version is fully revised and offers the newest advancements in detector expertise and analyses software program. additionally, extra fabric with regards to measurements in particle physics and a whole ideas handbook were added. 

  • Discusses the experimental innovations and instrumentation utilized in diversified detection structures in a really sensible means with no sacrificing the physics content
  • Provides important formulae and explains methodologies to unravel difficulties with regards to radiation measurements
  • Contains many worked-out examples and end-of-chapter problems
  • Detailed discussions on varied detection media, similar to gases, beverages, liquefied gases, semiconductors, and scintillators
  • Chapters on data, information research recommendations, software program for info research, and knowledge acquisition systems

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An Introduction to the Confinement Problem (Lecture Notes in by Jeff Greensite

By Jeff Greensite

This publication addresses the confinement challenge, which really in general bargains with the habit of non-abelian
gauge theories, and the strength that is mediated via gauge fields, at huge distances.
The observe “confinement” within the context of hadronic physics originally
referred to the truth that quarks and gluons seem to be trapped within mesons and
baryons, from which they can't break out. There are different, and probably deeper meanings
that should be connected to the time period, and those should be explored during this publication. Although
the confinement challenge is much from solved, a lot is referred to now approximately the
general gains of the confining strength, and there are various rather well influenced theories of confinement that are lower than active
investigation. This quantity provides a either pedagogical and concise advent and evaluation of the most principles in this
field, their appealing gains, and, as acceptable, their shortcomings.

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Elements of Slow-Neutron Scattering: Basics, Techniques, and by J. M. Carpenter,C.-K. Loong

By J. M. Carpenter,C.-K. Loong

offering a complete and up to date creation to the idea and purposes of slow-neutron scattering, this designated publication equips readers with the elemental ideas of neutron experiences, together with the history and evolving improvement of neutron assets, facility layout, neutron scattering instrumentation and methods, and functions in fabrics phenomena. Drawing at the authors' vast adventure during this box, this article explores the consequences of slow-neutron learn in larger intensity and breadth than ever earlier than in an obtainable but rigorous demeanour compatible for either scholars and researchers within the fields of physics, biology, and fabrics engineering. via pedagogical examples and in-depth dialogue, readers could be in a position to clutch the whole scope of the sphere of neutron scattering, from theoretical historical past via to sensible, clinical applications.

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Compact Plasma and Focused Ion Beams by Sudeep Bhattacharjee

By Sudeep Bhattacharjee

Recent study has introduced the applying of microwaves from the classical fields of heating, communique, and iteration of plasma discharges into the iteration of compact plasmas that may be used for purposes akin to FIB and small plasma thrusters. although, those new purposes convey with them a brand new set of demanding situations. With assurance starting from the fundamentals to new and rising purposes, Compact Plasma and centred Ion Beams discusses how compact high-density microwave plasmas with dimensions smaller than the geometrical cutoff size could be generated and applied for offering centred ion beams of assorted parts.


Starting with the basics of the cutoff challenge for wave propagation in waveguides and plasma diagnostics, the writer is going directly to clarify intimately the plasma construction by way of microwaves in a compact geometry and slender tubes. He then completely discusses wave interplay with bounded plasmas and offers a deeper figuring out of the physics. The booklet concludes with an up to date account of contemporary examine on pulsed microwaves and the appliance of compact microwave plasmas for multi-element FIB.


It presents a consolidated and unified description of the rising parts in plasma technology and expertise using wave-based plasma resources according to the author’s personal paintings and adventure. The publication might be helpful not just to confirmed researchers during this quarter yet also will function an outstanding advent to these attracted to utilizing those rules to numerous present and new applications.

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Teilchen und Kerne: Eine Einführung in die physikalischen by Bogdan Povh,Klaus Rith,Christoph Scholz,Frank Zetsche,Werner

By Bogdan Povh,Klaus Rith,Christoph Scholz,Frank Zetsche,Werner Rodejohann

Die Grundidee dieses einführenden Lehrbuchs besteht darin, eine einheitliche Darstellung von Kern- und Teilchenphysik aus experimenteller Sicht zu geben. Die Reduktion der komplex aufgebauten Materie der Atomkerne und Nukleonen auf wenige Grundbausteine und Wechselwirkungen ist die erste Botschaft dieses Buchs. Der zweite Teil, der den Aufbau von Nukleonen und Kernen aus diesen Grundbausteinen beschreibt, macht deutlich, dass Komplexität, die aus der Vielkörperwechselwirkung entsteht, in immer größerem Maß die Gesetzmäßigkeiten der zusammengesetzten Systeme bestimmt. Behandelt wird die Kernmaterie bei hohen Temperaturen und die Rolle von Kern- und Teilchenphysik bei astrophysikalischen Vorgängen. Die neuesten Entwicklungen in der Neutrinophysik werden dargestellt.
 
Die neue Auflage bietet neue Kapitel zur schwachen Wechselwirkung und zu den Baryonen. Das in straffem und klarem Stil abgefasste Lehrbuch eignet sich intestine als Begleittext zu den einführenden Vorlesungen an Hochschulen.

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Die Entdeckung des Unteilbaren: Quanten, Quarks und die by Jörg Resag

By Jörg Resag

Mitten in Europa ist eine der größten und komplexesten Maschinen in Betrieb gegangen, die wir Menschen je gebaut haben: der huge Hadron Collider (kurz LHC). Mit ihm öffnet sich ein Fenster in eine neue Welt, die viele Geheimnisse birgt: used to be verleiht den Teilchen der Materie ihre Masse? Gibt es verborgene Raumdimensionen? Existiert ein tiefer Zusammenhang zwischen Teilchen mit verschiedenem Spin (Supersymmetrie)? Woraus besteht die dunkle Materie, die unser Universum durchdringt? Gibt es das Higgs-Teilchen?

Mit diesem Buch taucht der Leser ein in diese wunderbare Welt, die wir Menschen in der Neuzeit entdeckt haben: Atome und ihre Substruktur aus Quarks und Leptonen, die rätselhafte Quantenmechanik, Teilchen des Lichts, Einsteins Gewebe aus Raum und Zeit, die vier Wechselwirkungen und schließlich die neue Welt, in die der LHC gerade vordringt und in der wir Higgs-Teilchen, Supersymmetrie und womöglich erste Anzeichen für die String-Theorie vermuten. Die erste Vermutung konnte mittlerweile bestätigt werden: Im Sommer 2012 wurde am LHC die Entdeckung des Higgs-Teilchens bekannt gegeben.

Nach der Lektüre ist klar: Wir leben in einer erstaunlichen Welt und sind gerade im Begriff, bei der Enträtselung ihrer Geheimnisse einen entscheidenden Schritt nach vorne zu gehen. Für die 2. Auflage hat der Autor das Buch aktualisiert und um neueste Erkenntnisse ergänzt.

Über den Autor:

Jörg Resag hat in Bonn Physik und Astronomie studiert und in theoretischer Physik über die Quarkstruktur von Elementarteilchen promoviert.
Er arbeitet derzeit in der chemisch-pharmazeutischen Industrie.
Im Spektrum-Verlag ist 2012 sein zweites Buch "Zeitpfad -- Die Geschichte unseres Universums und unseres Planeten" erschienen.

Leserstimmen zur ersten Auflage:

Dem theoretischen Physiker Jörg Resag ist ein sehr interessantes, unterhaltsames und didaktisch exzellentes Buch gelungen, das sowohl interessierten Laien wie Experten die Geheimnisse der Quantenphysik, das Standardmodell, die Relativitätstheorie und Kosmologie und schließlich die Superstrings vorstellt. (...) Sehr komplexe Zusammenhänge werden sehr klar und verständlich erläutert.

Treffpunkt Buch plus

Kein einfaches, aber dafür höchst empfehlenswertes Werk.

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Experimental neutron resonance spectroscopy by J. A. Harvey,J Harvey

By J. A. Harvey,J Harvey

Experimental Neutron Resonance Spectroscopy offers with the experimental means of neutron resonance spectroscopy. Pulsed accelerator time-of-flight spectrometers and gamma rays from neutron seize in resonances are mentioned. overall neutron move part measurements are awarded, besides neutron scattering and catch cross-section measurements and measurements on fissile nuclides.
This e-book is constructed from 5 chapters and starts off with an advent to pulsed accelerator time-of-flight spectrometers with moderated endured neutron spectra, including the pulsed Van De Graaff. Experimental strategies used for neutron move part measurements, together with detectors and information acquisition apparatus, are then defined. Scattering measurements and catch measurements in addition to gamma-ray spectra from the catch of neutrons in resonances are thought of. the ultimate bankruptcy specializes in the particular and sundry experiments which were played at the complex fission strategy, including the parameters of the resonances of the fissile nuclides.
This monograph might be an invaluable source for spectroscopists and physicists.

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Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors: Proceedings of the 11th by Patricia Fowler,V. M. Clapham

By Patricia Fowler,V. M. Clapham

The tune detector convention was once held less than the joint auspices of the Parliamentary meeting of the Council of Europe and the collage of Bristol. This complaints quantity comprises over a hundred and sixty papers which conceal the newest advancements and functions of strong kingdom nuclear tune detectors in medication, physics, chemistry, area examine, geology and different fields.

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Introduction to Feynman Diagrams: International Series of by S. M. Bilenky

By S. M. Bilenky

creation to Feynman Diagrams presents Feynman diagram suggestions and techniques for calculating amounts measured experimentally.
The e-book discusses issues Feynman diagrams meant for experimental physicists. subject matters provided contain equipment for calculating the matrix components (by perturbation thought) and the elemental principles for developing Feynman diagrams; options for calculating move sections and polarizations; approaches within which either leptons and hadrons participate; and the electromagnetic and susceptible shape elements of nucleons.
Experimental physicists and graduate scholars of physics will locate worth within the book.

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