Residual currents generated from vacuum by an electric field pulse in 2+1 dimensional QED models
1 Saratov State University, RU-410026, Saratov, Russia
2 Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendolf, D-01314, Dresden, Germany
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Published online: 27 March 2017
In the framework of strong field QED, the generation of a residual alternating polarization current is demonstrated, which remains after switching off an external field pulse. This effect is stipulated by inertial properties of the physical vacuum. In the standard vacuum D = 2+1 QED, this current is rapidly damped fast but can be available, apparently, for observation in the graphene, where the Fermi velocity vF ≪ c plays an analogous role as the light velocity.
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