Plasma Physics of Extreme Astrophysical Environments
by Dmitri A. Uzdensky, Shane Rightley
Publisher: arXiv 2014
Number of pages: 56
In this review, after describing the extreme astrophysical systems of interest and identifying the key relevant plasma-physical problems, we survey the recent progress in the development of QED-based relativistic quantum plasma physics theory.
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