Does the electromagnetic mass of an electron depend on where it is?

  title={Does the electromagnetic mass of an electron depend on where it is?},
  author={Peter W. Milonni},
  journal={International Journal of Theoretical Physics},
  • P. Milonni
  • Published 1 April 1983
  • Physics
  • International Journal of Theoretical Physics
The question of whether the electromagnetic mass of the electron depends upon its electromagnetic environment is discussed in connection with previous theoretical and experimental work. When the quantization of the field in other than free space is properly understood, it is evident that the true electromagnetic mass of the electron is unaltered. 
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