2018 Impact factor 1.331
Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics
Eur. Phys. J. D 56, 7-16 (2010)
DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2009-00263-9

On the four-photon annihilation of the electron-positron pairs

A.M. Frolov and D.M. Wardlaw

Department of Chemistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada

afrolov@uwo.ca

Received 9 May 2009 / Received in final form 20 August 2009 / Published online 31 October 2009

Abstract
The four-photon annihilation of electron-positron pairs is considered. In our treatment the energies of the colliding particles can be arbitrary. We also discuss the lower-energy limit of the cross-section of three-photon annihilation of the (e-, e+)-pair.

PACS
36.10.Dr - Positronium.
78.70.Bj - Positron annihilation.

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