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On the equivalence principle and electrodynamics of moving bodies
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Mathematics (Dept.). KTH, Centres, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics NORDITA. Jagiellonian Univ, M Smoluchowski Inst Phys, Lojasiewicza St 11, PL-30348 Krakow, Poland.
2017 (English)In: Europhysics letters, ISSN 0295-5075, E-ISSN 1286-4854, Vol. 120, no 4, article id 40003Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We consider a certain extension of Einstein's elevator thought experiment by assuming that the elevator is charged and falls into an electromagnetic field. We argue, on grounds of the equivalence principle, that an observer-dependent metric should exist, for which the geodesics coincide with the trajectories of the charged body in the electromagnetic field. We give a solution to this problem by finding such a metric and hence we are able to recover the Lorentz force law. Recovery of the leading terms of the radiation reaction force is also possible with this approach.

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Institute of Physics (IOP), 2017. Vol. 120, no 4, article id 40003
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-243564DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/120/40003ISI: 000424774700001Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85042150249OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-243564DiVA, id: diva2:1286355
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Available from: 2019-02-06 Created: 2019-02-06 Last updated: 2019-02-06Bibliographically approved

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