A nonperturbative numerical evaluation of the one-photon electron self-energy for the 3S and 4S states with charge numbers Z=1 to 5 is described. The numerical results are in agreement with known terms in the expansion of the self-energy in powers of Zα.
U. D. Jentschura and P. J. Mohr, "Electron Self-Energy for Higher Excited S Levels," Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 69, no. 6, pp. 064103-1-064103-2, American Physical Society (APS), Jun 2004.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.69.064103
Keywords and Phrases
Doppler Effect; Electric Charge; Electric Exciters; Electrodynamics; Hydrogen; Method Of Moments; Photons; Radiation Effects, Angular Momentum; Bethe Logarithms; Radiative Correction; Self-energy, Electron Energy Levels
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