Polarized Electrons

  • Joachim Kessler

Part of the Texts and Monographs in Physics book series (TMP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 211-226

About this book


This book deals with the physics of spin-polarized free electrons. Many aspects of this rapidly expanding field have been treated in review articles, but to date a self-contained monograph has not been available. In writing this book, I have tried to oppose the current trend in science that sees specialists writing primarily for like-minded specialists, and even physicists in closely related fields understanding each other less than they are inclined to admit. I have attempted to treat a modern field of physics in a style similar to that of a textbook. The presentation should be intelligible to readers at the graduate level, and while it may demand concentration, I hope it will not require decipher­ ing. If the reader feels that it occasionally dwells upon rather elementary topics, he should remember that this pedestrian excursion is meant to be reasonably self-contained. It was, for example, necessary to give a simple introduction to the Dirac theory in order to have a basis for the discussion of Mott scattering-one of the most important techniques in polarized­ electron studies.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Joachim Kessler
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  1. 1.Physikalisches Institut der UniversitätMünsterDeutschland

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1976
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-12723-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-12721-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1864-5879
  • Series Online ISSN 1864-5887
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