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Title: Dirac field theory in rotating coordinates
Authors: Iyer, B.R.
Issue Date: 15-Oct-1982
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Citation: Physical Review D, 1982, Vol.26, 1900-1905
Abstract: The Dirac field in Minkowski spacetime is quantized in a rotating coordinate system. In contrast to the scalar case, the natural procedure of defining particles via the Killing vector of the rotating observer yields a canonical quantization scheme. This scheme is inequivalent to the usual Minkowski quantization, and in contrast to the scalar case the rotating observer sees in the inertial vacuum a (nonthermal) spectrum of particles and antiparticles.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/1239
ISSN: 1550-7998
Alternative Location: http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v26/p1900
Copyright: (1982) by the American Physical Society
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