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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: A Clifford Algebra Approach to the Classical Problem of a Charge in a Magnetic Monopole Field
Author: Vaz, J
Abstract: The motion of an electric charge in the field of a magnetic monopole is described by means of a Lagrangian model written in terms of the Clifford algebra of the physical space. The equations of motion are written in terms of a radial equation (involving r=|r|, where r(t) is the charge trajectory) and a rotor equation (written in terms of an unitary operator spinor R). The solution corresponding to the charge trajectory in the field of a magnetic monopole is given in parametric form. The model can be generalized in order to describe the motion of a charge in the field of a magnetic monopole and other additional central forces, and as an example, we discuss the classical ones involving linear and inverse square interactions.
Subject: Clifford algebra
Magnetic monopole
Algebra of physical space
Country: EUA
Editor: Springer/plenum Publishers
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s10773-012-1461-7
Date Issue: 2013
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