Exploring high-intensity QED at ELI
University of Plymouth, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
2 School of Mathematics, Hamilton Building, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
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Published online: 3 April 2009
We give a non-technical overview of QED effects arising in the presence of ultra-strong electromagnetic fields highlighting the new prospects provided by a realisation of the ELI laser facility.
PACS: 12.20.Fv – Experimental tests / 42.25.Lc – Birefringence / 42.50.Xa – Optical tests of quantum theory
© EDP Sciences, Società Italiana di Fisica, Springer-Verlag, 2009