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Electric charge in hyperbolic motion: arcane geometrical aspects

  title={Electric charge in hyperbolic motion: arcane geometrical aspects},
  author={Călin Galeriu},
  journal={arXiv: General Physics},
  • C. Galeriu
  • Published 2 December 2017
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Physics
We look at an electric charge in hyperbolic motion, and we describe some arcane geometrical aspects of the electrodynamic interaction. We discuss the advantages of a time symmetric formulation in which the material point particles are replaced by infinitesimal length elements along their worldlines. We show that the four-force obtained from our geometrical model is very closely related to the "electrostatic" four-force obtained from Fokker's time symmetric action. 
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