Vacuum Polarization, Source- and Otherwise

  • W. Dittrich
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Physica Austriaca Supplementum XIV book series (FEWBODY, volume 14/1975)


Let me first review some of the history of the phenomenon called vacuum polarization (VP).


Laser Field Vacuum Polarization Intense Magnetic Field Vacuum Polarization Effect Vacuum Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Dittrich
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität TübingenW. Germany

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