Exotic states in QED

L. S. Celenza, V. K. Mishra, C. M. Shakin, K. F. Liu

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We suggest that electron and positron peaks seen in large-Z heavy-ion collisions originate in the decay of nontopological solitons consisting of a quasielectron and quasipositron which are formed in a new vacuum phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-57
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1986

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  • Physics and Astronomy (all)


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