# Collisions of spinning massive particles in a Schwarzschild background

@article{Armaza2016CollisionsOS, title={Collisions of spinning massive particles in a Schwarzschild background}, author={Crist'obal Armaza and M'aximo Banados and Benjamin Koch}, journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity}, year={2016}, volume={33}, pages={105014} }

It is known that the center-of-mass energy of the collision of two massive particles following geodesics around a black hole presents a maximum. The maximum energy increases when the black hole is endowed with spin, and for a maximally rotating hole this energy blows up, offering, in principle, a unique probe of fundamental physics. This work extends the latter studies by considering that the colliding particles possess intrinsic angular momentum (spin), described by the Hanson–Regge–Hojman… Expand

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