Reviews of Accelerator Science and Technology: Volume 8: Accelerator Applications in Energy and Security by Alexander W Chao

Reviews of Accelerator Science and Technology: Volume 8: Accelerator Applications in Energy and…

byAlexander W Chao, Weiren Chou

Kobo ebook | March 3, 2016

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As accelerator science and technology progressed over the past several decades, the accelerators themselves have undergone major improvements in multiple performance factors: beam energy, beam power, and beam brightness. As a consequence, accelerators have found applications in a wide range of fields in our life and in our society. The current volume is dedicated to applications in energy and security, two of the most important and urgent topics in today's world.

This volume makes an effort to provide a review as complete and up to date as possible of this broad and challenging subject. It contains overviews on each of the two topics and a series of articles for in-depth discussions including heavy ion accelerator driven inertial fusion, linear accelerator-based ADS systems, circular accelerator-based ADS systems, accelerator-reactor interface, accelerators for fusion material testing, cargo inspection, proton radiography, compact neutron generators and detectors. It also has a review article on accelerator science and technology in Canada with a focus on the TRIUMF laboratory, and an article on the life of Bruno Touschek, a renowned accelerator physicist.


  • Overview of Accelerator Applications in Energy (R W Garnett and R L Sheffield)
  • Overview of Accelerator Applications for Security and Defense (A J Antolak)
  • Heavy Ion Accelerator–Driven Inertial Fusion (I Hofmann)
  • ADS Based on Linear Accelerators (W-M Pan and J-P Dai)
  • Cyclotrons and FFAG Accelerators as Drivers for ADS (L Calabretta and F Méot)
  • Accelerator–Reactor Coupling for Energy Production in Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycles (F Heidet, N R Brown and M Haj Tahar)
  • Accelerators for Fusion Materials Testing (J Knaster and Y Okumura)
  • Low Energy Accelerators for Cargo Inspection (C-X Tang)
  • Flash Proton Radiography (F E Merrill)
  • Compact Neutron Sources for Energy and Security (M Uesaka and H Kobayashi)
  • Detectors for Accelerator-Based Security Applications (G A Warren, S C Stave and E A Miller)
  • Accelerator Science and Technology in Canada — From the Microtron to TRIUMF, Superconducting Cyclotrons and the Canadian Light Source (M K Craddock and R E Laxdal)
  • Bruno Touschek: From Betatrons to Electron–Positron Colliders (C Bernardini, G Pancheri and C Pellegrini)

Readership: Physicists and engineers in accelerator science and industry.

Title:Reviews of Accelerator Science and Technology: Volume 8: Accelerator Applications in Energy and…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 3, 2016Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9813108916

ISBN - 13:9789813108912