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  • Radiation from accelerated electrons at relativistic energies: energy spectra, power distribution, angular dependence
  • The construction of a synchrotron storage ring
  • The properties of x-rays: emittance and brilliance, radiated power, time structure, polarization
  • Undulators and wigglers. Optics for VUV and x-rays
  • Monochromators and beamlines
  • The function of free-electron lasers and their significance
  • Applications of synchrotron radiation in physics, chemistry, biology, materials science and nanoscience

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