Action for reaction in general dimension

@article{Birnholtz2014ActionFR,
  title={Action for reaction in general dimension},
  author={Ofek Birnholtz and Shahar Hadar},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2014},
  volume={89},
  pages={045003}
}
We present an effective field theory study of radiation and radiation reaction effects for scalar and electromagnetic fields in general spacetime dimensions. Our method unifies the treatment of outgoing radiation and its reaction force within a single action principle. Central ingredients are the field doubling method, which is the classical version of the closed time path formalism and allows a treatment of non-conservative effects within an action, action level matching of system and… Expand

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