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Nonrelativistic Quantum X-Ray Physics



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Providing a solid theoretical background in photon-matter interaction, Nonrelativistic Quantum X-Ray Physics enables readers to understand experiments performed at XFEL-facilities and x-ray synchrotrons. As a result, after reading this book, scientists and students will be able to outline and perform calculations of some important x-ray-matter interaction processes. Key features of the contents are that the scope reaches beyond the dipole approximation when necessary and that it includes short-pulse interactions. To aid the reader in this transition, some relevant examples are discussed in detail, while non-relativistic quantum electrodynamics help readers to obtain an in-depth understanding of the formalisms and processes. The text presupposes a basic (undergraduate-level) understanding of mechanics, electrodynamics, and quantum mechanics. However, more specialized concepts in these fields are introduced and the reader is directed to appropriate references. While primarily benefiting users of x-ray light-sources, the material is equally of relevance to researchers in various disciplines, such as life sciences, biology, materials science, physics, and chemistry that plan on applying these new facilities in their respective fields.

Product code: 9783527411603

ISBN 9783527411603
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H248xW183xS21
On Sale Date 03/12/2014
No. Of Pages 320
Publisher Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
This book provides a solid theoretical background in photon-matter interaction and enables readers to understand experiments performed at XFEL facilities and x-ray synchrotrons with a focus on relevant x-ray processes.