Collisions of spinning massive particles in a Schwarzschild background

  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},
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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