, Volume 6, Issue 11, pp 77–84 | Cite as

The world of synchrotrons



A summary of results on synchrotron radiation is presented along with notes on its properties and applications. Quantum aspects are briefly mentioned. Synchrotron radiation facilities are described briefly with a detailed coverage of the accelerator programmes in India.


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Suggested Reading

  1. [1]
    Rudolf Peierls,Radiation in hyperbolic motion, pp. 160–166, inSurprises in Theoretical Physics, (Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1979).Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    World Synchrotron Map, Website: sr_$sources.htmlGoogle Scholar

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HyderabadIndia

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