Particle Accelerators: From Big Bang Physics to Hadron Therapy

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Rather than focusing on the contributions of theoretical physicists to the understanding of the subatomic world and of the beginning of the universe - as most popular science books on particle physics do - this book is different in that, firstly, the main focus is on machine inventors and builders and, secondly, particle accelerators are not only described as discovery tools but also for their contributions to tumour diagnosis and therapy. The characters of well-known (e.g. Ernest Lawrence) and mostly unknown actors (e.g. ...

Particle Accelerators: From Big Bang Physics to Hadron Therapy 2015, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319088693

2015 edition

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