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Open string pair creation from worldsheet instantons

Schubert, C and Torrielli, A (2010) Open string pair creation from worldsheet instantons J PHYS A-MATH THEOR, 43 (40). 402003 - ?. ISSN 1751-8113

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Abstract

Worldline instantons provide a particularly elegant way to derive Schwinger’s well-known formula for the pair creation rate due to a constant electric field in quantum electrodynamics. In this note, we show how to extend this method to the corresponding problem of open string pair creation.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright 2010 Institute of Physics. This is the author's accepted manuscript.
Uncontrolled Keywords: FIELDS
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Mathematics
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2012 14:17
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:57
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/72393

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