Introductory Notes on Non‐linear Electrodynamics and its Applications

@article{Sorokin2022IntroductoryNO,
  title={Introductory Notes on Non‐linear Electrodynamics and its Applications},
  author={Dmitri Sorokin},
  journal={Fortschritte der Physik},
  year={2022}
}
  • D. Sorokin
  • Published 22 December 2021
  • Physics
  • Fortschritte der Physik
In 1933-1934 Born and Infeld constructed the first non-linear generalization of Maxwell’s electrodynamics that turned out to be a remarkable theory in many respects. In 1935 Heisenberg and Euler computed a complete effective action describing non-linear corrections to Maxwell’s theory due to quantum electron-positron one-loop effects. Since then, these and a variety of other models of non-linear electrodynamics proposed in the course of decades have been extensively studied and used in a wide… 
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