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Polarized Electrons

  • Nils AndersenEmail author
  • Klaus Bartschat
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Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 96)

Abstract

The physics of spin-polarized electrons was described in detail by Kessler (Polarized Electrons, 1985, [1]). A brief review is presented in this chapter, including the most important equations together with a basic experimental setup to measure the spin polarization of an electron beam.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Niels Bohr InstituteUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstronomyDrake UniversityDes MoinesUSA

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