By Helmut Wiedemann
During this moment version of Particle Accelerator Physics, Vol. 1, is principally a reprint of the 1st variation with out major adjustments in content material. The bibliography has been up-to-date to incorporate newer growth within the box of particle accelerators. With the aid of many observant readers a couple of misprints and mistakes can be eradicated. the writer wish to show his honest appreciation to all those that have mentioned such shortcomings and wel comes such details and the other suitable info sooner or later. the writer may additionally wish to exhibit his distinctive due to the editor Dr. Helmut Lotsch and his employees for editorial in addition to technical recommendation and aid which contributed drastically to the large reputation of this article and made a moment version of either volumes helpful. Palo Alto, California Helmut Wiedemann November 1998 VII Preface to the 1st version the aim of this textbook is to supply a finished advent into the physics of particle accelerators and particle beam dynamics. Parti cle accelerators became very important learn instruments in excessive power physics in addition to assets of incoherent and coherent radiation from the some distance infra pink to difficult x-rays for uncomplicated and utilized study. in the course of years of training accelerator physics it turned transparent that the only most disturbing quandary to get brought into the sector is the absence of an acceptable textbook.