Soviet Physics Journal

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 141–142 | Cite as

Photon splitting in an inhomogeneous electromagnetic field

  • A. G. Moshkin
  • V. I. Petukhov
Elementary Particle Physics and Field Theory


The splitting of a photon into two photons in a nonconstant and inhomogeneous field is studied on the basis of the explicit dependence of an effective Lagrangian on field derivatives.


Electromagnetic Field Explicit Dependence Inhomogeneous Field Field Derivative Photon Splitting 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Moshkin
    • 1
  • V. I. Petukhov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Problems of the Safe Development of Atomic EnergyUSSR Academy of SciencesUSSR

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