Radiation Damping Effects

  • Gennady StupakovEmail author
  • Gregory Penn
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


In this chapter we will show how the radiation damping in electron and positron rings can be added to the Hamiltonian and Vlasov formalism, and calculate how radiation damping affects the energy, transverse actions and distribution function.


  1. 1.
    Kenneth W. Robinson, Radiation effects in circular electron accelerators. Phys. Rev. 111(2), 373–380 (1958)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryStanford UniversityMenlo ParkUSA
  2. 2.Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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