Electrostatic pair creation and recombination in quantum plasmas

M. Marklund, B. Eliasson, P. K. Shukla, L. Stenflo, M. E. Dieckmann, M. Parviainen

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The production of electron-positron pairs by electrostatic waves in quantum plasmas is investigated. In particular, a semiclassical governing set of equations for a self-consistent treatment of pair creation by the Schwinger mechanism in a quantum plasma is derived.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-317
Number of pages5
JournalJETP Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2006


  • pair plasma
  • pair creation
  • recombination


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