Global analogue of the AharonovBohm effect
Abstract
This thesis deals with a global analogue of the AharonovBohm effect previously pointed out by other authors. The effect was not well understood because the pure AharonovBohm cross section was thought to be merely an approximate low energy limit. This thesis provides a detailed analysis and reveals that in the particular model considered, there is an exact AharonovBohm cross section over the energy range that a mass splitting occurs. At energies slightly above the mass splitting, the effect has completely disappeared and there is effectively no scattering at large distances. This is a curious observation as it was previously thought that a global theory would not act exactly like a local one over an extended range of energies. It begs the heretical speculation that experimentally observed forces modelled with Lagrangians possessing local symmetries may have an underlying global theory.
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 Research Org.:
 California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena, CA (United States)
 OSTI Identifier:
 39349
 Resource Type:
 Miscellaneous
 Resource Relation:
 Other Information: TH: Thesis (Ph.D.); PBD: 1993
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 66 PHYSICS; AHARONOVBOHM EFFECT; GLOBAL ANALYSIS; LAGRANGIAN FIELD THEORY
Citation Formats
Navin, R.L. Global analogue of the AharonovBohm effect. United States: N. p., 1993.
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Navin, R.L. Global analogue of the AharonovBohm effect. United States.
Navin, R.L. 1993.
"Global analogue of the AharonovBohm effect". United States.
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