Experimental observation of acceleration-induced thermality

  title={Experimental observation of acceleration-induced thermality},
  author={Morgan H. Lynch and Eliahu Cohen and Yaron Hadad and Ido Kaminer},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We examine the radiation emitted by high energy positrons channeled into silicon crystal samples. The positrons are modeled as semiclassical vector currents coupled to an Unruh-DeWitt detector to incorporate any local change in the energy of the positron. In the subsequent accelerated QED analysis, we discover a Larmor formula and power spectrum that are both thermalized by the acceleration. As such, these systems will explicitly exhibit thermalization of the detector energy gap at the… 

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