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Elements of Accelerator Physics

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Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)

Abstract

The physics and technology of accelerating charges is a fascinating field. The ingenuity and refinement behind much of today’s accelerators is astonishing. This chapter introduces some of the elements and the language of accelerator physics, from the principles of accelerating structures to the ideas behind beam transport and focussing.

Keywords

Radio Frequency Large Hadron Collider Circular Orbit Quadrupole Magnet Quadrupole Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Physics and AstronomyQueen Mary University of LondonLondonUK

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