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Schwinger effect

  1. Nov 17, 2004 #1


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    I am not a frequenter of this forum so please excuse me if my
    question is old hat or common knowledge.
    has the Schwinger effect been observed or proven.
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  3. Nov 18, 2004 #2
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  4. Nov 18, 2004 #3


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    Thanks humanino
  5. Nov 18, 2004 #4


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    Not even photon-photon scattering, a phenomena arising from creation of virtual electron-positron pairs, has been detected.

    At least I hope no one has yet, since I'm working on it right now... :tongue2:
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