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Atomic radiative corrections without QED: role of the zero-point field

@article{Cetto2013AtomicRC,
  title={Atomic radiative corrections without QED: role of the zero-point field},
  author={Ana Mar{\'i}a Cetto and Luis de la Pe{\~n}a and Andrea Vald'es-Hern'andez},
  journal={Revista Mexicana De Fisica},
  year={2013},
  volume={59},
  pages={433-443}
}
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