Particles and fields within a unification scheme

Francesco Cianfrani, Valentino Lacquaniti, Giovanni Montani

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We discuss the properties of particles and fields in a multi-dimensional space-time, where the geometrization of gauge interactions can be performed. For instance, in a 5-dimensional Kaluza-Klein manifold, we argue that the motion of charged spinning bodies is obtained in a Papapetrou-like formulation. As far as spinors are concerned, we outline how the gauge coupling can be recognized by using a proper dependence on extra-coordinates and by using the dimensional reduction procedure. Kaluza-Klein theories.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1658 - 1662
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Korean Physical Society
Issue number51
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2010
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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