# Collisional energy loss of fast charged particles in relativistic plasmas

@article{Thoma2000CollisionalEL, title={Collisional energy loss of fast charged particles in relativistic plasmas}, author={Markus H. Thoma}, journal={Journal of Physics G}, year={2000}, volume={26}, pages={1507-1514} }

Following an argument by Kirzhnits we derive an exact expression for the collisional energy loss of a fast charged particle in a relativistic plasma using quantum field-theoretical language. We compare this result to perturbative calculations of the collisional energy loss of an energetic electron or muon in an electron-positron plasma and of an energetic parton in the quark-gluon plasma.

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