Radiative instability of quantum electrodynamics in chiral matter

dc.contributor.author Tuchin, Kirill
dc.contributor.author Tuchin, Kirill
dc.contributor.department Physics and Astronomy
dc.date 2019-07-10T11:53:11.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T06:20:03Z
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dc.date.copyright Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2018
dc.date.issued 2018-11-10
dc.description.abstract <p>Modification of the photon dispersion relation in chiral matter enables 1 -> 2 scattering. As a result, the single fermion and photon states are unstable to photon radiation and pair production respectively. In particular, a fast fermion moving through chiral matter can spontaneously radiate a photon, while a photon can spontaneously radiate a fast fermion and anti-fermion pair. The corresponding spectra are derived in the ultra-relativistic approximation. It is shown that the polarization of the produced and decayed photons is determined by the sign of the chiral conductivity. Impact of a flat thin domain wall on the spectra is computed.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Tuchin, Kirill. "Radiative instability of quantum electrodynamics in chiral matter." <em>Physics Letters B</em> 786 (2018): 249-254. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2018.09.055" target="_blank">10.1016/j.physletb.2018.09.055</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.source.uri 10.1016/j.physletb.2018.09.055
dc.subject.disciplines Elementary Particles and Fields and String Theory
dc.subject.disciplines Physics
dc.subject.disciplines Quantum Physics
dc.title Radiative instability of quantum electrodynamics in chiral matter
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