Nonperturbative Calculation of BornInfeld Effects on the Schroedinger Spectrum of the Hydrogen Atom
Abstract
We present the first nonperturbative calculations of the nonrelativistic hydrogen spectrum as predicted by firstquantized nonlinear MaxwellBornInfeld electrodynamics with point charges. Judged against empirical data our results significantly restrict the range of viable values of the new electromagnetic constant {beta} introduced by Born. We assess Born's own proposal for the value of {beta}.
 Authors:
 Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, 110 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 (United States)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 20776964
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 96; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.030402; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ATOMS; BORNINFELD THEORY; HYDROGEN; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; POINT CHARGE; QUANTUM ELECTRODYNAMICS; SCHROEDINGER EQUATION; SPECTRA
Citation Formats
Carley, Holly, and Kiessling, Michael K.H. Nonperturbative Calculation of BornInfeld Effects on the Schroedinger Spectrum of the Hydrogen Atom. United States: N. p., 2006.
Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.030402.
Carley, Holly, & Kiessling, Michael K.H. Nonperturbative Calculation of BornInfeld Effects on the Schroedinger Spectrum of the Hydrogen Atom. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.030402.
Carley, Holly, and Kiessling, Michael K.H. Fri .
"Nonperturbative Calculation of BornInfeld Effects on the Schroedinger Spectrum of the Hydrogen Atom". United States.
doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.030402.
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title = {Nonperturbative Calculation of BornInfeld Effects on the Schroedinger Spectrum of the Hydrogen Atom},
author = {Carley, Holly and Kiessling, Michael K.H.},
abstractNote = {We present the first nonperturbative calculations of the nonrelativistic hydrogen spectrum as predicted by firstquantized nonlinear MaxwellBornInfeld electrodynamics with point charges. Judged against empirical data our results significantly restrict the range of viable values of the new electromagnetic constant {beta} introduced by Born. We assess Born's own proposal for the value of {beta}.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.030402},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 3,
volume = 96,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}
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