Synchrotron Light Sources and Free-Electron Lasers: Accelerator Physics, Instrumentation and Science Applications - Synchrotron Light Sources and Free-Electron LasersEberhard J. Jaeschke (editor), Shaukat Khan (editor), Jochen R. Schneider (editor), Jerome B. Hastings (editor)
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The applications of the most advanced light sources and the advent of nanobeams and fully coherent x-rays allow experiments from which scientists in the past could not even dream. Examples are the diffraction with nanometer resolution, imaging with a full 3D reconstruction of the object from a diffraction pattern, measuring the disorder in liquids with high spatial and temporal resolution. The 20th century was dedicated to the development and improvement of synchrotron light sources with an ever ongoing increase of brilliance. With ultrahigh brilliance sources, the 21st century will be the century of x-ray lasers and their applications. Thus, we are already close to the dream of condensed matter and biophysics: imaging single (macro)molecules and measuring their dynamics on the femtosecond timescale to produce movies with atomic resolution.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 1840
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2016
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