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Title: Gravitational scalar field coupled directly to the Maxwell field and its effect on solar-system experiments

Abstract

The effect of the massless gravitational scalar field assumed to couple directly to the Maxwell field on the solar-system experiments is estimated. We start with discussing the theoretical significance of this coupling. Rather disappointingly, however, we find that the scalar-field parameters never affect the observation in the limit of geometric optics, indicating a marked difference from the well-known contribution through the spacetime metric.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Advanced Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 169-8555 (Japan)
  2. Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606-8502 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21020174
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.75.064028; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; COSMOLOGY; COUPLING; GRAVITATIONAL FIELDS; MASSLESS PARTICLES; METRICS; OPTICS; SCALAR FIELDS; SOLAR SYSTEM; SPACE-TIME

Citation Formats

Fujii, Yasunori, and Sasaki, Misao. Gravitational scalar field coupled directly to the Maxwell field and its effect on solar-system experiments. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.064028.
Fujii, Yasunori, & Sasaki, Misao. Gravitational scalar field coupled directly to the Maxwell field and its effect on solar-system experiments. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.064028.
Fujii, Yasunori, and Sasaki, Misao. Thu . "Gravitational scalar field coupled directly to the Maxwell field and its effect on solar-system experiments". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.064028.
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abstractNote = {The effect of the massless gravitational scalar field assumed to couple directly to the Maxwell field on the solar-system experiments is estimated. We start with discussing the theoretical significance of this coupling. Rather disappointingly, however, we find that the scalar-field parameters never affect the observation in the limit of geometric optics, indicating a marked difference from the well-known contribution through the spacetime metric.},
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