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Phenomenology of space-time imperfection. II. Local defects
KTH, Centres, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics NORDITA.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2515-3842
2013 (English)In: Physical Review D, ISSN 1550-7998, Vol. 88, no 12, 124031- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We propose a phenomenological model for the scattering of particles on space-time defects in a treatment that maintains Lorentz invariance on the average. The local defects considered here cause a stochastic violation of momentum conservation. The scattering probability is parametrized in the density of defects and the distribution of the momentum that a particle can obtain when scattering on the defect. We identify the most promising observable consequences and derive constraints from existing data.

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2013. Vol. 88, no 12, 124031- p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-140145DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.88.124031ISI: 000328691100018ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84896538407OAI: diva2:689540

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