Photon Splitting in a Strong Magnetic Field: Recalculation and Comparison with Previous Calculations.

  title={Photon Splitting in a Strong Magnetic Field: Recalculation and Comparison with Previous Calculations.},
  author={Adler and Schubert},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={77 9},
  • Adler, Schubert
  • Published 6 May 1996
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Physical review letters
We recalculate the amplitude for photon splitting in a strong magnetic field below the pair production threshold, using the world line path integral variant of the Bern-Kosower formalism. Numerical comparison (using programs that we have made available for public access on the Internet) shows that the results of the recalculation are identical to the earlier calculations of Adler and later of Stoneham, and to the recent recalculation by Baier, Milstein, and Shaisultanov. {copyright} {ital 1996… 
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