Pair production at strong coupling in weak external fields

Ian K. Affleck, Orlando Alvarez, Nicholas S. Manton

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Abstract

The rate of electron-positron pair production in a weak external electric field at large values of e is computed. The method is extended to compute the rate of monopole-antimonopole pair production in a weak external magnetic field at large magnetic charge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-519
Number of pages11
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Volume197
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 12 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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