Varju, Katalin and Ryder, Lewis H. (1998) The effect of Schwarzschild field on spin 1/2 particles compared to the effect of a uniformly accelerating frame. Physics Letters A, 250 (4-6). pp. 263-269. ISSN 0375-9601. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)
The Dirac Hamiltonian is calculated in the Schwarzschild space and compared to the analogous one in a uniformly accelerating Minkowski frame yielding a test of the equivalence principle. Comparing these Hamiltonians, we see that the flat-space energy-mass terms and their redshifted forms are the same in the two cases, but the coefficient of the spin-orbit coupling term is different and an additional term appears in the gravitational case.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences|
|Depositing User:||Tara Puri|
|Date Deposited:||01 Jun 2009 19:37|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2014 10:57|
|Resource URI:||https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/17228 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|