Download e-book for iPad: Particle Accelerators, Colliders, and the Story of High by Raghavan Jayakumar

By Raghavan Jayakumar

ISBN-10: 3642220630

ISBN-13: 9783642220630

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ISBN-13: 9783642445620

This booklet takes the readers during the technology in the back of particle accelerators, colliders and detectors: the physics ideas that every level of the improvement of particle accelerators helped to bare, and the debris they helped to find. The booklet culminates with an outline of the massive Hadron Collider, one of many world’s biggest and most complicated machines working in a 27-km circumference tunnel close to Geneva. 

The booklet presents the cloth in truth with out misrepresenting the technology for the sake of pleasure or glossing over tough notions. the foundations in the back of every one kind of accelerator is made available to the undergraduate pupil or even to a lay reader with cartoons, illustrations and metaphors. at the same time, the e-book additionally caters to assorted degrees of reader’s heritage and gives extra fabrics for the extra or diligent reader.

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