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High-energy nuclear optics of polarized particles.

9789814324830

High-energy nuclear optics of polarized particles.

Baryshevsky, Vladimir G.

World Scientific

2012

620 pages

$158.00

Hardcover

QC794

Baryshevsky (nuclear problems, Belorussian State U.) describes how phenomena long associated with light are now being observed in high-energy particles as well. He covers the nuclear optics of polarized matter, nuclear pseudomagnetism, "optical" spin rotation and the birefringence effect of high-energy particles, and channeling and high-energy nuclear optics in crystals. Among his topics are the diffraction of particles in polarized crystals, positronium and muonium spin rotation and oscillations, the phenomenon of time-reversal violating magnetic field generation by a static electric field and electric field generation by a static magnetic field, spin rotation of particles moving in bent crystals and measuring the magnetic moment of short-lived particles and nuclei, and synchrotron-type radiation processes in crystals and polarization phenomena accompanying them.

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