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By Carolyn A. MacDonald

In this ebook, Carolyn A. MacDonald offers a complete creation to the physics of quite a lot of x-ray purposes, optics, and research instruments. conception is utilized to sensible concerns of optics and purposes starting from astronomy to scientific imaging and fabrics analysis.

Emphasizing universal actual thoughts that underpin varied phenomena and functions of x-ray physics, the publication opens with a glance at nuclear medication, motivating additional investigations into scattering, detection, and noise statistics. the second one part explores issues in x-ray iteration, together with attribute emission, x-ray fluorescence research, bremsstrahlung emission, and synchrotron and laser assets. The 3rd part information the most varieties of interplay, together with the physics of photoelectric absorption, coherent and Compton scattering, diffraction, and refractive, reflective, and diffractive optics. functions during this part comprise x-ray spectroscopy, crystallography, and dose and distinction in radiography. A bibliography is integrated on the finish of each bankruptcy, and ideas to bankruptcy difficulties are supplied within the appendix.

Based on a direction for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars in physics and comparable sciences and likewise meant for researchers, An creation to X-Ray Physics, Optics, and Applications bargains a radical survey of the physics of x-ray iteration and of interplay with materials.

  • Common facets of numerous phenomena emphasized
  • Theoretical improvement tied to useful functions
  • Suitable for complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars in physics or comparable sciences, in addition to researchers
  • Examples and difficulties contain purposes drawn from medication, astronomy, and fabrics analysis
  • Detailed strategies are supplied for all examples and difficulties

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