On the entropy of radiation reaction

Burton, David and Noble, Adam (2014) On the entropy of radiation reaction. Physics Letters A, 378 (14-15). pp. 1031-1035. ISSN 0375-9601

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The inexorable development of ever more powerful laser systems has re-ignited interest in electromagnetic radiation reaction and its significance for the collective behaviour of charged matter interacting with intense electromagnetic fields. The classical radiation reaction force on a point electron is non-conservative, and this has led some authors to question the validity of methods used to model ultra-intense laser-matter interactions including radiation reaction. We explain why such concern is unwarranted.

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Physics Letters A
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?? radiation reactionultra-intense lasersthermodynamicsphysics and astronomy(all) ??
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