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VOL. 14 | 2013 Summary of a Non-Uniqueness Problem of the Covariant Dirac Theory and of Two Solutions of It
Mayeul Arminjon

Editor(s) Ivaïlo M. Mladenov, Andrei Ludu, Akira Yoshioka

Abstract

We present a summary of: 1) the non-uniqueness problem of the Hamiltonian and energy operators associated, in any given coordinate system, with the generally-covariant Dirac equation, 2) two different ways to restrict the gauge freedom so as to solve that problem, 3) the application of these two ways to the case of a uniformly rotating reference frame in Minkowski spacetime. We find that a spin-rotation coupling term is there only with one of these two ways.

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Published: 1 January 2013
First available in Project Euclid: 13 July 2015

zbMATH: 1382.58015
MathSciNet: MR3183929

Digital Object Identifier: 10.7546/giq-14-2013-48-60

Rights: Copyright © 2013 Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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