Dixon-Souriau equations from a 5-dimensional spinning particle in a Kaluza-Klein framework

F. Cianfrani, I. Milillo, G. Montani

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Abstract

The dimensional reduction of Papapetrou equations is performed in a 5-dimensional Kaluza-Klein background and Dixon-Souriau results for the motion of a charged spinning body are obtained. The splitting provides an electric dipole moment, and, for elementary particles, the induced parity and time-reversal violations are explained. © 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7 - 13
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Volume366
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes

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