Electroweak Processes in External Electromagnetic Fields

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Oktober 2003



An exploration of the intersection of particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology known as astroparticle physics. Extreme electromagnetic conditions present in puslars and other stars allow for investigations of the role of quantum processes in the dynamics of astrophysical objects and in the early Universe. Based in part on the authors' own work, this book systematically describes several methods of calculation of the effects of strong electromagnetic fields in quantum processes using analytical solutions of the Dirac equation and Feynmann diagrams at both the loop and tree levels. The consideration is emphasized at the two limiting cases: the case of a very strong magnetic field, and the case of a crossed field. The presentation will appeal to graduate students of theoretical physics with prior understanding of Quantum Field Theory (QFT) and the Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions, as well as specialists in QFT wishing to know more about the problems of quantum phenomena in external electomagnetic fields.


Solutions of the Dirac Equation in an External Electromagnetic Field.
Fermion Propagator in an External Electromagnetic Field.
Generalized Two-Point Loop Amplitude in an External Electromagnetic Field.
Tree-Level Quantum Processes in an External Field.
Loop-Level Quantum Processes in an External Electromagnetic Field.
EAN: 9780387400747
ISBN: 0387400745
Untertitel: 'Springer Tracts in Modern Physics'. 2004. Auflage. Book. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2003
Seitenanzahl: 140 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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