Stability of matter in magnetic fields

Elliott H. Lieb, Michael Loss, Jan Philip Solovej

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In the presence of arbitrarily large magnetic fields, matter composed of electrons and nuclei was known to be unstable if or Z is too large. Here we prove that matter is stable if <0.06 and Z 2<0.04.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)985-989
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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