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Synchrotrons and Storage Rings

  1. Hisashi Kobayakawa 1,
  2. Oliver Boine-Frankenheim2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/3527600434.eap490.pub2

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

How to Cite

Kobayakawa , H. and Boine-Frankenheim, O. 2009. Synchrotrons and Storage Rings. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. 561–584.

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Laboratory for High Energy Physics (KEK), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

  2. 2

    FAIR Accelerator Theory GSImbH, Darmstadt, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Brief History
  • 3
    General Principles
    • 3.1
      Operating Principle
    • 3.2
      Particle Motion in a Circular Accelerator
    • 3.3
      Influence of Field Errors and Working Point on Resonance Diagram
    • 3.4
      Phase Stability
    • 3.5
      Momentum Compaction Factor, Transition Energy
    • 3.6
      Beam Injection and Extraction
    • 3.7
      Effects of Synchrotron Radiation
      • 3.7.1
        Radiation Damping and Quantum Fluctuation
      • 3.7.2
        Quantum Lifetime
  • 4
    Applications of Synchrotrons and Storage Rings
    • 4.1
      Synchrotrons and Storage Rings for Nuclear and for High-Energy Physics
    • 4.2
      Applications of Synchrotrons and Storage Rings for Materials Science and Others
      • 4.2.1
        Neutron Sources for Materials Science
      • 4.2.2
        Synchrotron-Radiation Sources
      • 4.2.3
        Radiotherapy
  • 5
    Technology and Engineering Aspects
    • 5.1
      Magnet System
    • 5.2
      Radio-Frequency Engineering
    • 5.3
      Computers and Automatic Controls
    • 5.4
      High-Vacuum Engineering
    • 5.5
      Civil Engineering
    • 5.6
      Superconducting System

Keywords:

  • Linear accelerators;
  • circular accelerators;
  • synchrotons