Chapter 5. The Influence of Synchrotron Radiation on a Storage Ring

  1. Prof. Richard Talman

Published Online: 16 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610303.ch5

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How to Cite

Talman, R. (2006) The Influence of Synchrotron Radiation on a Storage Ring, in Accelerator X-Ray Sources, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610303.ch5

Author Information

  1. Cornell University, Laboratory of Elementary Physics, Ithaca, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405909

Online ISBN: 9783527610303



  • influence of synchrotron radiation on a storage ring;
  • statistical properties of synchrotron radiation;
  • damping rate sum rule;
  • Robinson's theorem;
  • equilibrium between damping and fluctuation;
  • horizontal equilibrium and beam width;
  • longitudinal bunch distributions;
  • “thermodynamics” of wiggler-dominated storage rings


This chapter contains sections titled:

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  • Statistical Properties of Synchrotron Radiation

    • Total Energy Radiated

    • The Distribution of Photon Energies; “Regularized Treatment”

    • Randomness of the Radiation

  • The Damping Rate Sum Rule: Robinson's Theorem

    • Vertical Damping

    • Longitudinal Damping

    • Horizontal Damping and Partition Numbers

  • Equilibrium between Damping and Fluctuation

  • Horizontal Equilibrium and Beam Width

  • Longitudinal Bunch Distributions

    • Energy Spread

    • Bunch Length

  • “Thermodynamics” of Wiggler-dominated Storage Rings

    • Emittance of Pure Wiggler Lattice

    • Thermodynamic Analogy