The Science and Technology of Particle Accelerators

1st Edition

Rob Appleby, Graeme Burt, James Clarke, Hywel Owen

CRC Press
May 8, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 320 Pages - 154 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138499874 - CAT# K375003

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The Science and Technology of Particle Accelerators provides an accessible introduction to the field, and is suitable for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and academics, as well as professionals in national laboratories and facilities, industry and medicine who are designing or using particle accelerators.

Providing integrated coverage of accelerator science and technology, this book presents the fundamental concepts alongside detailed engineering discussions and extensive practical guidance, including many numerical examples.

For each topic, the authors provide a description of the physical principles, a guide to the practical application of those principles, and a discussion of how to design the components that allow the application to be realised.


  • Written by an interdisciplinary and highly-respected team of physicists and engineers from the Cockcroft Institute of Accelerator Science and Technology in the UK.
  • Accessible style, with many numerical examples.
  • Contains an extensive set of problems, with fully-worked solutions available.


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