Dynamical electron mass in a strong magnetic field

@article{Wang2008DynamicalEM,
  title={Dynamical electron mass in a strong magnetic field},
  author={S.‐Y. Wang},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2008},
  volume={77},
  pages={025031}
}
  • S. Wang
  • Published 27 September 2007
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
Motivated by recent interest in understanding properties of strongly magnetized matter, we study the dynamical electron mass generated through approximate chiral symmetry breaking in QED in a strong magnetic field. We reliably calculate the dynamical electron mass by numerically solving the nonperturbative Schwinger-Dyson equations in a consistent truncation within the lowest Landau level approximation. It is shown that the generation of dynamical electron mass in a strong magnetic field is… 
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