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Introductory Notes on Non-linear Electrodynamics and its Applications

  title={Introductory Notes on Non-linear Electrodynamics and its Applications},
  author={Dmitri Sorokin},
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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