Photon splitting in a strong magnetic field

S. L. Adler, J. N. Bahcall, Curtis Gove Callan, M. N. Rosenbluth

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We determine the absorption coefficient and polarization selection rules for photon splitting in a strong magnetic field, and describe the possible application of our results to pulsars.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1061-1065
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number15
StatePublished - Jan 1 1970

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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