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"Theory and Design of Charged Particle Beams", 2nd Edition -- Martin Reiser

We are pleased to announce that the second edition of "Theory and Design of Charged Particle Beams" by Professor Martin Reiser is now available from Wiley-VCH. A whole new chapter has been added detailing the developments in beam physics since the publication of the first edition.

Most advanced accelerator applications require beams with high-power and high brightness, which are determined by space-charge effects at low energy. Examples are the giant High Energy Physics Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, to be launched in 2008, and the International Linear Collider (ILC) being considered to follow the LHC. Other examples are Spallation Neutron Sources, the proposed Heavy Ion Inertial Fusion driver for energy production, Free Electron Lasers, and Muon Colliders.

This revised and updated monograph offers a broad synoptic description of beams in accelerators and other devices with negligible to strong space charge effects. The book develops material in a systematic way and discusses the underlying physics and validity of theoretical relationships, design formulas and scaling laws. Assumptions and approximations are clearly indicated throughout.

The new edition of Theory and Design of Charged Particle Beams has significant additional content, which covers experiments, theory, and simulation in beam physics research since 1993, when the first edition was published. It includes the University of Maryland Electron Ring for studying space-charge dominated beams in rings and recirculators.

From the Contents:

  • Review of Charged Particle Dynamics
  • Beam Optics and Focusing Systems without Space Charge
  • Linear Beam Optics with Space Charge
  • Self-Consistent Theory of Beams
  • Emittance Variation
  • Beam Physics Research from 1999 to 2007

Book Info
Written as a textbook for the student, researcher, or newcomer who wants to have a thorough and systematic introduction to the theory and design of charged particle beams.

About the Author
Martin Reiser received his Ph.D. in physics in 1960 from the University of Mainz, Germany. From 1961 to 1964 he was assistant professor of physics at Michigan State University. In 1965, he joined the University of Maryland as associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, and he has been a full professor there since 1970. He was co-founder of the University of Maryland's Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP). His research interests are in the space charge physics of intense beams, which is studied in scaled experiments with low energy electrons. Currently, the major research facility is the University of Maryland Electron Ring. Professor Reiser is the author of more than 300 research papers and served on numerous committees. In 1997/98 he was chair of the Executive Committee of the APS Division of Physics of Beams. He retired in 1998 as Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering from his teaching position and continues to work part-time with his research group in IREAP.
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