Pion Production from Proton Synchrotron Radiation under Strong Magnetic Field in a Relativistic Quantum Approach
1 College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa 252-8510, Japan
2 Department of Physics, Soongsil University, Seoul, 156-743, Korea
3 National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, 2-21-1 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8588, Japan
4 Center of Astrophysics, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA
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Published online: 21 June 2016
We study pion production from proton synchrotron radiation in the presence of strong magnetic fields by using the exact proton propagator in a strong magnetic field and explicitly including the anomalous magnetic moment. Results in this exact quantum approach do not agree with those obtained in the semi-classical approach. Then, we find that the anomalous magnetic moment of the proton greatly enhances the production rate by about two orders magnitude, and that the decay width satisfies a robust scaling law.
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