Photon splitting in strongly magnetized medium with taking into account positronium influence
Division of Physics, Yaroslavl Higher Military School of Air Defense, Moscow Prospect 28, 150001 Yaroslavl, Russian Federation
2 Division of Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, Yaroslavl State P. G. Demidov University, Sovietskaya 14, 150000 Yaroslavl, Russian Federation
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Published online: 31 October 2018
The process of the photon splitting, γ → γγ, is investigated in strongly magnetized vacuum with taking into account positronium influence. The dispersion properties of photons and the new polarization selection rules are obtained. The absorption rate of the leading photon splitting channels are calculated with taking account of the photon dispersion and wave function renormalization.
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