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Positron-electron pairs in astrophysics

Positron-electron pairs in astrophysics

(Goddard Space Flight Center, 1983)

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Published by American Institute of Physics in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Positronium -- Congresses.,
  • Pair production -- Congresses.,
  • Nuclear astrophysics -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Michael L. Burns, Alice K. Harding and Reuven Ramaty.
    SeriesAIP conference proceedings ;, no. 101
    ContributionsBurns, Michael L., Harding, Alice K., Ramaty, R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB466.P67 P67 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination447 p. :
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3192945M
    ISBN 100883182009
    LC Control Number83071926

      Astrophysical sources of positron-electron-pair annihilation radiation are characterized in reviews and reports of observational and theoretical investigations. Topics examined include gamma-ray lines from solar flares, gamma-ray bursts, pulsars, the Galactic center, active galaxies, and physical processes in relativistic and magnetized plasmas. Pair production was first observed in , which led to two early Nobel prizes in physics, to Carl Anderson for the discovery of positrons () and to Paul Dirac for the theory of anti.

    The thermalization rate of positrons in metals is computed as a function of the electron density parameter r, for the entire range of metallic density 2.   Thirty Years that Shook Physics: The Story of Quantum Theory - Kindle edition by Gamow, George. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Thirty Years that Shook Physics: The Story of Quantum s:

    Let us now turn to pair production of quarks, or rather quark-antiquark pairs by e+ e- annihilation. Here we must consider two important changes. First, quarks carry electric charge, either +2/3 for u, c and t quarks or -1/3 for d, s, and b quarks, relative to the elementary charge e.   These are the sources and citations used to research Particle and anti-particle annihilation. This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Saturday,


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Positron-electron pairs in astrophysics: (Goddard Space Flight Center, ). Electron-positron pairs in physics and astrophysics: from heavy nuclei to black holes Remo Ruffini 1,2,3, Gregory Vereshchagin 1 and She-Sheng Xue 1 1 ICRANet and ICRA, della Repubbl Pescara, Italy,Cited by: Astrophysical sources of positron-electron-pair annihilation radiation are characterized in reviews and reports of observational and theoretical investigations.

Topics examined include gamma-ray lines from solar flares, gamma-ray bursts, pulsars, the Galactic center, active galaxies, and physical processes in relativistic and magnetized by: • Semi-classical description of pair production in a general electric field • Phenomenology of electron-positron pair creation and annihilation • The Breit-Wheeler cutoff in high-energy γ-rays • The extraction of blackholic energy from a black hole by vacuum polar-ization processes • Thermalization of the mildly relativistic pair plasma.

Electron-positron pairs in physics and astrophysics: From heavy nuclei to black holes - NASA/ADS Due to the interaction of physics and astrophysics we are witnessing in these years a splendid synthesis of theoretical, experimental and observational results originating from three fundamental physical by: Workshop on Positron-Electron Pairs in Astrophysics By Michael L Burns, Alice K Harding and R Ramaty Topics: Particle Physics.

Nonlinear electrodynamics and Positron-electron pairs in astrophysics book of pair creation Pair production and annihilation in QED Semi-classical description of pair production in a general electric field Phenomenology of electron-positron pair creation and annihilation The Breit-Wheeler cutoff in high-energy g-rays The extraction of blackholic energy from a black hole by vacuum polar.

High-energy gamma-rays (with energies, say, in the 1–10 MeV range) can interact with matter to produce positron-electron pairs. When the positron annihilates, two photons, each of keV, Positron-electron pairs in astrophysics book emitted at an angle of ° to each other.

Pair production is the creation of a subatomic particle and its antiparticle from a neutral boson. Examples include creating an electron and a positron, a muon and an antimuon, or a proton and an antiproton.

Pair production often refers specifically to a photon creating an electron–positron pair near a nucleus. For pair production to occur, the incoming energy of the photon must be above a threshold of at least. Astrophysics needs input of practically all sub-disciplines of physics and thus a course on astrophysics cannot be self-contained.

However, the course should be accessible to students with just a general introduction to physics. Few sections of the text that are somewhat more advanced and that can be omitted are marked by stars.

Positron Techniques At the MLZ, a positron beam is produced by thermal neutron capture in cadmium releasing high-energy gamma-radiation, which is subsequently converted into positron-electron pairs within a structure of platinum foils. By applying electrical fields, the positrons are separated from the electrons.

Positronium (Ps) is a system consisting of an electron and its anti-particle, a positron, bound together into an exotic atom, specifically an onium.

The system is unstable: the two particles annihilate each other to predominantly produce two or three gamma-rays, depending on the relative spin states. Positron-Electron Pair Production. Positron-Electron Pair Production.

In general, pair productionis a phenomenon of nature where energy is direct converted to matter. The phenomenon of pair production can be view two different ways.

One way is as a particle and antiparticleand the other is as a particle and a hole. Pair production, in physics, formation or materialization of two electrons, one negative and the other positive (positron), from a pulse of electromagnetic energy traveling through matter, usually in the vicinity of an atomic nucleus.

Pair production is a direct conversion of radiant energy to matter. The wave function and annihilation of positron–electron pairs Generally, there are four different orbitals: α −, β − electrons and α +, β + positrons in positron-molecule systems under the unrestricted Hartree-Fock (UHF) self-consistent field approximation.

Where nothing else is indicated, the Atomic Units are used in the present work. Pair Production. An X-Ray photon enters an atom's electric field and produces a positron-electron pair.

The positron is annihilated with another electron. Photon energy greater than MeV; Compton Scattering. An X-Ray photon enters an atom and is partially absorbed by an electron. – The pair created are mainly positron-electron pairs and their number is much larger than the quantity Q/e one would have naively expected on the ground of qualitative considerations.

It is actually given by N pairs = Q e (1 + r ds ¯h/mc), where m is the electron mass. The energy of the pairs. The book "Introduction to Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology of Gravity-Like Fields" provides an alternative mechanism to explain the phenomena of dark matter and dark energy.

Based upon Extended Heim Theory (EHT), the mechanism proposed introduces novel fundamental particles that explain anomalous experimental results while eschewing the Reviews: 3.

Positron-Electron Pair Production – Cross-Section. The probability of pair production, characterized by cross section, is a very complicated function based on quantum general the cross section increases approximately with the square of atomic number (σ p ~ Z 2) and increases with photon energy, but this dependence is much more complex.

The positron electron pair which are materialized out of the vacuum are being created by the energy stored in the vacuum(zero point energy) and the energy returned again when the pair disappear.

My Question is:Is his explanation about the energy which creates electron positron pair being provided from the energy stored in the vacuum right?.

In the page of Scrednicki's QFT book, it states that a pair of electrons also has negative intrinsic parity. But I think the parity of two identical particles must be one. Can someone please ex.Pair production Pair production is a process in which a gamma ray of sufficient energy is converted into an electron and a positron.

A fundamental law of mechanics, given by Newton, is that in any process total linear (as well as angular) momentum remains unchanged. In the pair-production process a third body is required for momentum conservation.Pair production positron-electron pair is created requires photons above MeV Coherent (Rayleigh) scattering photon deflected with very little energy loss only significant at low photon energies .