The Resource Particle accelerators : from big bang physics to Hadron therapy, Ugo Amaldi ; with the collaboration of Adele La Rana ; translated by Geoffrey Hall

Particle accelerators : from big bang physics to Hadron therapy, Ugo Amaldi ; with the collaboration of Adele La Rana ; translated by Geoffrey Hall

Label
Particle accelerators : from big bang physics to Hadron therapy
Title
Particle accelerators
Title remainder
from big bang physics to Hadron therapy
Statement of responsibility
Ugo Amaldi ; with the collaboration of Adele La Rana ; translated by Geoffrey Hall
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
With the collaboration of Adele La Rana
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1934-
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Amaldi, U.
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539.7/3
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC787.P3
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • La Rana, Adele
  • Hall, G.
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  • Particle accelerators
  • SCIENCE
  • Particle accelerators
  • Particle & high-energy physics
  • Popular medicine & health
  • Radiology
  • Relativity physics
  • Physics
Label
Particle accelerators : from big bang physics to Hadron therapy, Ugo Amaldi ; with the collaboration of Adele La Rana ; translated by Geoffrey Hall
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https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-08870-9
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Prologue; Subatomic Microscopes, Particle Factories; Why We Cannot See the Big Bang; Relic Radiation; A Time Machine; From Cosmology to Medicine; Contents; Chapter 1: The First Fifty Years; A Mysterious Radiation; Röntgenś Accelerator and Its Effects; The First Nuclear Reactions; The Cockcroft-Walton Accelerator; Mass and Energy in the Subatomic World; Heisenbergś Uncertainty Principle; The Positron and the Antiparticles; The Dirac Equation and Antimatter; The Invention of the Cyclotron; Lawrenceś Many Cyclotrons; Effects of Relativity; The Phase Stability Principle
  • The Synchrocyclotron Creates New ParticlesWhy `Accelerators?́; Chapter 2: Small Accelerators Grow; The Comeback of Linear Accelerators; The First Synchrotrons; The Invention of Strong Focusing; Interwoven Histories; How My Passion for Accelerators Started; The Birth of CERN; Choice of the Large Accelerator; John Adams and the PS; The Limits of Fixed Target Accelerator Experiments; Chapter 3: The Last Fifty Years; A Turning Point: Particle Colliders; The First Electron-Positron Collider; Proton-Antiproton Colliders; Past, Present and Future Accelerators; Linear Colliders
  • The Stanford Linear ColliderElectron-Proton Colliders; Why Accelerators of Larger and Larger Energies?; A Third Motive; Chapter 4: Force-Particles and Matter-Particles; From Particle Accelerators to the Discovery of the Subatomic World; Hydrogen Bubble Chambers; Protons and Neutrons Are Made of Quarks; Enter the Hadrons with Several Strange Quarks; Matter-Particles; Coloured Quarks and the Strong Force; All Hadrons Are White; The Weak Force; Neutrinos, Neutrettos and the Cold War; Why Are Some Forces `Strong ́and Others `Weak?́; Charged Currents and Neutral Currents
  • Chapter 5: In Search of the Higgs FieldThe Standard Model of Forces and Particles; The LEP Electron-Positron Collider; LEP Particle Detectors; Fundamental Fields rather than Particles; Visualising Particles as Waves; Isolated Quarks Cannot Be Observed; Similarities Between Gluons and Photons; Differences Between Gluons and Photons; Electro-Weak Symmetry and the Higgs Field; The Higgs Field and Particle Masses; Does the Higgs Field Really Exist?; LEP and the Hunt for the Higgs Boson; The Rigour of Statistics; Chapter 6: The Discovery Announced, Susy and Beyond
  • Fermilab and the Golden Years of the TevatronProton-Proton Collisions in the Large Hadron Collider; The Detectors of the Large Hadron Collider; The Expected Discovery Is Announced; The Experimental Data; Supersymmetry and Superparticles; The Couplings Depend on the Energy Exchanged; Grand Unification; Strings; Criticisms of String Theory; Fermionic America and Bosonic Europe; Chapter 7: The Beginnings of Accelerators in Medicine; The Beginnings of Röntgen Rays in Medicine; Madame Curie, X-rays and the First World War; New X-ray Tubes; Development of Tumour Treatments
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1 online resource (xvii, 284 pages)
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9783319088693
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10.1007/978-3-319-08870-9
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)898892846
  • (OCoLC)ocn898892846
Label
Particle accelerators : from big bang physics to Hadron therapy, Ugo Amaldi ; with the collaboration of Adele La Rana ; translated by Geoffrey Hall
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-08870-9
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Prologue; Subatomic Microscopes, Particle Factories; Why We Cannot See the Big Bang; Relic Radiation; A Time Machine; From Cosmology to Medicine; Contents; Chapter 1: The First Fifty Years; A Mysterious Radiation; Röntgenś Accelerator and Its Effects; The First Nuclear Reactions; The Cockcroft-Walton Accelerator; Mass and Energy in the Subatomic World; Heisenbergś Uncertainty Principle; The Positron and the Antiparticles; The Dirac Equation and Antimatter; The Invention of the Cyclotron; Lawrenceś Many Cyclotrons; Effects of Relativity; The Phase Stability Principle
  • The Synchrocyclotron Creates New ParticlesWhy `Accelerators?́; Chapter 2: Small Accelerators Grow; The Comeback of Linear Accelerators; The First Synchrotrons; The Invention of Strong Focusing; Interwoven Histories; How My Passion for Accelerators Started; The Birth of CERN; Choice of the Large Accelerator; John Adams and the PS; The Limits of Fixed Target Accelerator Experiments; Chapter 3: The Last Fifty Years; A Turning Point: Particle Colliders; The First Electron-Positron Collider; Proton-Antiproton Colliders; Past, Present and Future Accelerators; Linear Colliders
  • The Stanford Linear ColliderElectron-Proton Colliders; Why Accelerators of Larger and Larger Energies?; A Third Motive; Chapter 4: Force-Particles and Matter-Particles; From Particle Accelerators to the Discovery of the Subatomic World; Hydrogen Bubble Chambers; Protons and Neutrons Are Made of Quarks; Enter the Hadrons with Several Strange Quarks; Matter-Particles; Coloured Quarks and the Strong Force; All Hadrons Are White; The Weak Force; Neutrinos, Neutrettos and the Cold War; Why Are Some Forces `Strong ́and Others `Weak?́; Charged Currents and Neutral Currents
  • Chapter 5: In Search of the Higgs FieldThe Standard Model of Forces and Particles; The LEP Electron-Positron Collider; LEP Particle Detectors; Fundamental Fields rather than Particles; Visualising Particles as Waves; Isolated Quarks Cannot Be Observed; Similarities Between Gluons and Photons; Differences Between Gluons and Photons; Electro-Weak Symmetry and the Higgs Field; The Higgs Field and Particle Masses; Does the Higgs Field Really Exist?; LEP and the Hunt for the Higgs Boson; The Rigour of Statistics; Chapter 6: The Discovery Announced, Susy and Beyond
  • Fermilab and the Golden Years of the TevatronProton-Proton Collisions in the Large Hadron Collider; The Detectors of the Large Hadron Collider; The Expected Discovery Is Announced; The Experimental Data; Supersymmetry and Superparticles; The Couplings Depend on the Energy Exchanged; Grand Unification; Strings; Criticisms of String Theory; Fermionic America and Bosonic Europe; Chapter 7: The Beginnings of Accelerators in Medicine; The Beginnings of Röntgen Rays in Medicine; Madame Curie, X-rays and the First World War; New X-ray Tubes; Development of Tumour Treatments
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 284 pages)
File format
unknown
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online
Isbn
9783319088693
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
SpringerLink
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-08870-9
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898892846
  • (OCoLC)ocn898892846

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