Preface. 1. Synchrotron radiation sources (I.H. Munro and G.V. Marr). 2. Optical engineering (J.B. West and A.A. Padmore). 3. Data acquisition and analysis systems (P.A. Ridley). 4. High resolution spectroscopy of atoms and molecules including Faraday rotation effects (J.B. Connerade and M.A. Baig). 5. Resonances in molecular photoionization (J.L. Dehmer, A.C. Parr and S.H. Southworth). 6. Molecular photodissociation and photoionization (I. Nenner and J.A. Beswick). 7. Surface science with synchrotron radiation (I.T. McGovern, D. Norman and R.H. Williams). 8. Metal-semiconductor interface studies by synchrotron radiation techniques (L.J. Brillson). 9. Inner shell photoelectron processes in solids (A. Kotani). 10. Surface core level shift (Y. Jugnet, G. Grenet and T.M. Duc). 11. Optical constants (D.W. Lynch). Bibliography. Author index. Subject index.