Abraham-Lorentz-Dirac equation in 5D Stuekelberg electrodynamics

  title={Abraham-Lorentz-Dirac equation in 5D Stuekelberg electrodynamics},
  author={Martin Land},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
  • M. Land
  • Published 6 December 2011
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • Journal of Physics: Conference Series
We derive the Abraham-Lorentz-Dirac (ALD) equation in the framework of the electrodynamic theory associated with Stueckelberg manifestly covariant canonical mechanics. In this framework, a particle worldline is traced out through the evolution of an event xμ (τ). By admitting unconstrained commutation relations between the positions and velocities, the associated electromagnetic gauge fields are in general dependent on the parameter τ, which plays the role of time in Newtonian mechanics… 

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