How often can virtual particle/antiparticle pairs form real particles in a space expanding sufficiently fast to do this?
And if the rate of expansion of the universe becomes sufficient for virtual particles to be ripped apart into real particles, what effect would the mass of these particles have on the rate of ...
At what expansion rate (H) would virtual particles be ripped apart into real particles, and what might be the density (temperature) of such an event?
Is it even possible for a virtual particle-antiparticle pair to be torn apart by cosmological expansion? Virtual particle-antiparticle pairs are ripped apart near black hole event horizons, creating ...
Will the increasing rate of expansion of the universe eventually result in Hawking Radiation suddenly occurring everywhere?
The universe is expanding at an ever increasing rate. Virtual particles are being created and then destroyed everywhere at every moment. As space expands even faster, will a time come when these ...
As far as I understand, it is understood that throughout the universe there exists, what is known as, a quantum field from which, due to its fluctuations, temporary (pairs of) virtual particles ...