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 B
Volume197
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 12 1982
Externally publishedYes

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Pair production at strong coupling in weak external fields. / Affleck, Ian K.; Alvarez, Orlando; Manton, Nicholas S.

In: Nuclear Physics B, Vol. 197, No. 3, 12.04.1982, p. 509-519.

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Affleck, Ian K. ; Alvarez, Orlando ; Manton, Nicholas S. / Pair production at strong coupling in weak external fields. In: Nuclear Physics B. 1982 ; Vol. 197, No. 3. pp. 509-519.
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