Field theory on R×S3 topology. IV: Electrodynamics of magnetic moments

M. Carmeli, S. Malin

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Abstract

The equations of electrodynamics for the interactions between magnetic moments are written on R×S3 topology rather than on Minkowskian space-time manifold of ordinary Maxwell's equations. The new field equations are an extension of the previously obtained Klein-Gordon-type, Schrödinger-type, Weyl-type, and Dirac-type equations. The concept of the magnetic moment in our case takes over that of the charge in ordinary electrodynamics as the fundamental entity. The new equations have R×S3 invariance as compared to the Lorentz invariance of Maxwell's equations. The solutions of the new field equations are given. In this theory the divergence of the electric field vanishes whereas that of the magnetic field does not.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)791-806
Number of pages16
JournalFoundations of Physics
Volume16
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Aug 1986

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  • Physics and Astronomy (all)

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