A unified point of view to radiation and charged beam transport

A. Torre

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The propagation of light and charged-particle beams through optical systems can be treated within the context of a unifying formalism, which, exploiting the Hamiltonian nature of the evolution of both the light ray and particle coordinates as well as the consequent symplectic character of the associated transfer map, takes advantages from the exponential representation of such maps and appropriate analytical and numerical techniques.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)409 - 413
Number of pages5
JournalLa Rivista del Nuovo Cimento
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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