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Dual Phase Cosmic Rays

@article{Shurtleff2008DualPC,
  title={Dual Phase Cosmic Rays},
  author={R. Shurtleff},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  year={2008}
}
  • R. Shurtleff
  • Published 30 December 2007
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
A calculation based on flat spacetime symmetries shows how there can be two quantum phases. For one, extreme phase change determines a conventional classical trajectory and four-momentum, i.e. mass times four-velocity. The other phase occurs in an effective particle state, with the effective energy and momentum being the rate of change of the phase with respect to time and distance. A cosmic ray proton moves along a classical trajectory, but exists in an effective particle state with an… Expand

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