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$110.00

Hardcover

Published: 14 November 2017

800 Pages | 51 color line figures, 10 color halftones, 431 grayscale line and 25 grayscale halftones

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198786351


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Calorimetry

Energy Measurement in Particle Physics

Second Edition

Richard Wigmans

  • Expanded and improved second edition of the 'Bible of Calorimetry'
  • Comprehensive text based on vast body of work scattered in scientific literature
  • Serves as both reference text and detailed introduction of calorimetry
  • Author recognized as world's leading expert on topic
  • Reader expected to have no more than undergraduate-level physics knowledge
  • Addresses many practical problems encountered by researchers working with these instruments

New to this Edition:

  • Emphasis on new developments in calorimetry since 2000, e.g. dual-readout, particle flow analysis
  • A new chapter addresses beam tests, and the misconceptions that exist about analysis of data from such tests
  • Greatly expanded chapter on "natural calorimeters", which use the sea, the Antarctic ice cap or the atmosphere as detector
  • Much more detailed description of problems encountered when calibrating calorimeters
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