Positron production in collision of heavy nuclei

@article{Khriplovich2016PositronPI,
  title={Positron production in collision of heavy nuclei},
  author={Iosif B. Khriplovich},
  journal={The European Physical Journal Plus},
  year={2016},
  volume={132},
  pages={1-2}
}
Abstract.We consider the electromagnetic production of positron in the collision of slow heavy nuclei, with the simultaneously produced electron captured by one of the nuclei. The cross-section of the discussed process exceeds essentially the cross-section of $e^{+}e^{-}$e+e- production. 
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