High Energy Spin Physics : Volume 1: Conference Report

High Energy Spin Physics : Volume 1: Conference Report

Description

The 9th International Symposium on High Energy Spin Physics, held in Bonn, 6-15 September 1990, attracted 280 participants from 16 countries. This meet- ing covered not only fundamental experimental and theoretical spin phenomena but also technological developments in polarized beams and targets. For the first time intermediate energy spin physics with electron machines was discussed extensively. Highlights included the work on polarized high energy electron beams at LEP and TRISTAN and the failure of the standard model in connection with spin phenomena, in particular the growth of the spin asymmetry in violent proton-proton scattering. Also the presentation of different models in con- nection with the still-unsolved 'proton spin crisis' and the proposals for four different experiments to determine the spin structure functions caused lively and sometimes controversial discussions. The Organizing Committee would like to thank all speakers for their excel- lent talks, the conveners for the organization of the parallel sessions, and the International Advisory Committee for their advice. Four workshops preceded the symposium. 160 participants, among them many young physicists, discussed mainly technological spin problems. These papers are published in separate proceedings. We gratefully acknowledge the enthusiastic help of the members of our institute in preparing and running the conference and the workshops, especially Mrs. D. FaSbender, Mrs. E. Wendorf, Mrs. J. Wetzel, and Dr. U.Idschok.


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Details

Author(s)
Karl-Heinz Althoff, Werner Meyer
Format
Paperback | 651 pages
Dimensions
170 x 244 x 34.04mm | 1,134g
Publication date
20 May 2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Imprint
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
Publication City/Country
Berlin, Germany
Language
English
Edition Statement
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Illustrations note
50 Illustrations, black and white; XV, 651 p. 50 illus.
ISBN10
3642869971
ISBN13
9783642869976