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X-Ray Free Electron Lasers: Applications in Materials, Chemistry and Biology

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X-Ray Free Electron Lasers: Applications in Materials, Chemistry and Biology

X-Ray Free Electron Lasers: Applications in Materials, Chemistry and Biology
RSC | English | 2017 | ISBN-10: 1849731004 | 487 pages | PDF | 38.63 mb

by Uwe Bergmann (Contributor, Editor),‎ Claudio Pellegrini (Contributor)

The ultra-bright femtosecond X-ray pulses provided by X-ray free electron lasers (XFELs) open up opportunities to study the structure and dynamics of a wide variety of systems beyond what is possible with synchrotron sources. This book introduces the principles and properties of currently operating and future XFELs, before outlining applications in materials science, chemistry and biology. Edited by pioneers in this exciting field, and featuring contributions from leading researchers, this book is ideal for researchers working with XFELs, synchrotron radiation, ultrafast and femtosecond crystallography and femtosecond spectroscopy.