Contents:The Nucleon and its Resonances:An Introduction to the Quark Model for Baryons (N Isgur)Electron-Nucleus Scattering in the Δ-Resonance Region (J H Koch)Inclusive Electron-Nucleus Scattering and the Structure of Nucleons (P J Mulders)Large Acceptance Detectors for Electromagnetic Nuclear Physics (V D Burkert & B A Mecking)Few-Body Systems:Few-Nucleon Systems (J L Friar)Study of Subnuclear Degrees of Freedom in Electromagnetic Break-Up of the Deuteron (H Arenhövel)Many-Body Theory of Electron-Nucleus Scattering: Light Nuclei (J Carlson et al.)Relativistic Effects and Relativistic Methods (F Gross)Electrodisintegration of Few-Nucleon Systems (J M Laget)Few-Nucleon Form Factors (B Frois & S Platchkov)Many-Body Systems:Nucleon Distributions and the Nuclear Many-Body Problem (B Frois et al.)High Resolution Inelastic Electron Scattering and Nuclear Structure (H P Blok & J H Heisenberg)Nuclear Response Functions at Large Energy and Momentum Transfer (W Bertozzi et al.)Many-Body Theory of Electron-Nucleus Scattering: Nuclear Matter (O Benhar et al.)Quasi-Elastic Electron Scattering: Single-Particle Motion and Correlations in Nuclei (G van der Steerhoven & P K A de Witt Huberts)Scaling in Electron-Nucleus Scattering (I Sick)Polarization Degrees of Freedom in Electron Scattering from Nuclei (T W Donnelly)Electroproduction of Strangeness (C B Dover & D J Millener)Short Range Correlations in Nuclei as Seen in Hard Nuclear Reactions and Light-Cone Dynamics (L Frankfurt & M Strikman)QCD and Nuclei:The Impact of QCD on High-Energy Reactions with Hadrons and Nuclei (M Chemtob)New Perspectives on Exchange Currents (D O Riska)Parton Structure of Nuclei as Seen by Lepton Probes: From x ~ 10-3 to x = 1 and Beyond (M Strikman & L Frankfurt)
Readership: Nuclear physicists and applied physicists.
Keywords:Electron Scattering;Few-Body Systems;Form Factors;Meson Exchange Currents;Polarization;Nucleon form Factors;Many-Body Systems;Relativistic Effects;Quasi-Elastic Scattering;QCD
Contents:The Optical Model of Elastic ScatteringThe Optical Model Analysis of Elastic Scattering and Direct Nuclear InteractionsThe Nuclear Optical ModelInternational Nuclear Model Code Comparison Study of the Spherical Optical Model for Charged ParticlesThe Neutron Optical PotentialSummary of the Hamburg Conference (in Microscopic Optical Potentials)Nucleon Removal and Rearrangement EnergiesThe Neutron Optical Model in the Actinide RegionThe Dispersive Optical ModelNuclear Charge Distributions
Readership: Nuclear physicists.
“… this volume presents a wealth of interesting ideas and discussions … I shall be very glad to have this book at hand as a rich source of references covering many aspects of the development of the optical model …”
J. Phys. G. Nucl. Part. Phys.
This book surveys available energy sources and their effects on the environment in the context of moral imperatives and political realities.Contents:The Energy CrisisThe Renewable Energy SourcesNuclear PowerThe Safety of Nuclear ReactorsChoosing the Best Energy SourcesEffects on the EnvironmentEnergy ScenariosPolitical Aspects of the Energy CrisisMoral Aspects of the Energy Crisis
Readership: Students attending courses on the environment, politicians and general readers.
Keywords:Energy Studies;Nuclear Power;Environmental ManagementReviews:“… this book is well worthwhile reading. Many of the points made are very real and need debating.”Euro Japanese Journal
Readership: Graduate students, academics, practitioners and general public interested in the field of energy research, pollution, meteorology and waste management.
Keywords:Energy;Nuclear;Nuclear Waste;Environment;Wind Power;Solar Power;Climate Change;Pollution;Global WarmingKey Features:Numerical estimates of the relevant factors are given whenever possible, enabling realistic comparisons to be madeThe evidence for the threshold nuclear radiation dose is carefully analysedA detailed discussion of continuous and catastrophic climate change and what actions can be taken to avert the worst dangersA comparison of the statements of several Churches on the moral problems raised by energy-associated problemEvaluation of the effects on the developing nationsReviews:
“… the book contains many interesting facts, thoughts, and counterarguments to nuclear naysayers.”CHOICE