Extra Force in Brane Worlds

  title={Extra Force in Brane Worlds},
  author={Donam Youm},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  • Donam Youm
  • Published 20 April 2000
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
By carefully analyzing the geodesic motion of a test particle in the bulk of brane worlds, we identify an extra force which is recognized in spacetime of one lower dimensions as a non-gravitational force acting on the particle. Such extra force acts on the particle in such a way that the conventional particle mechanics in one lower dimensions is violated, thereby hinting at the higher-dimensional origin of embedded spacetime in the brane world scenario. We obtain the explicit equations… 

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