publication . Preprint . Article . 2013

Progress in quantum electrodynamics theory of highly charged ions

Andrey V. Volotka; Andrey V. Volotka; Günter Plunien; V. M. Shabaev; D. A. Glazov;
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  • Published: 20 Sep 2013
Recent progress in quantum electrodynamics (QED) calculations of highly charged ions is reviewed. The theoretical predictions for the binding energies, the hyperfine splittings, and the g factors are presented and compared with available experimental data. Special attention is paid to tests of bound-state QED at strong field regime. Future prospects for tests of QED at the strongest electric and magnetic fields as well as for determination of the fine structure constant and the nuclear magnetic moments with heavy ions are discussed.
arXiv: Physics::Atomic Physics
free text keywords: Physics - Atomic Physics, Quantum Physics, General Physics and Astronomy, Magnetic field, Physics, Quantum electrodynamics, Fine-structure constant, Strong field, Binding energy, Magnetic moment, Atomic physics, Hyperfine structure, Ion
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