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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Fermi Acceleration in driven relativistic billiards
Author: Pinto, RS
Letelier, PS
Abstract: We show numerical experiments of driven billiards using special relativity. We have the remarkable fact that for the relativistic driven circular and annular concentric billiards, depending on initial conditions and parameters, we observe Fermi Acceleration, absent in the Newtonian case. The velocity for these cases tends to the speed of light very quickly. We find that for the annular eccentric billiard the initial velocity grows for a much longer time than the concentric annular billiard until it asymptotically reach c. (C) 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Subject: Chaos
Fermi Acceleration
Special relativity
Country: Holanda
Editor: Elsevier Science Bv
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2011.06.069
Date Issue: 2011
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