Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Holographic Schwinger effect in non-relativistic backgrounds
Physics Department, University of Shahrood, Shahrood, Iran
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Accepted: 13 December 2015
Published online: 22 December 2015
Using the AdS/CFT correspondence, we study the Schwinger effect in strongly coupled theories with an anisotropic scaling symmetry in time and spatial directions. We consider Lifshitz and hyperscaling violation theories and use their gravity duals. It is shown that the shape of the potential barrier depends on the parameters of theory. One concludes that the production rate for the pair creation of particle and antiparticle will be easier in the Lifshitz theory.
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