Self-forces in arbitrary dimensions

@article{Harte2017SelfforcesIA,
  title={Self-forces in arbitrary dimensions},
  author={Abraham I. Harte and Peter Taylor and 'Eanna 'E. Flanagan},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  year={2017}
}
Bodies coupled to electromagnetic or other long-range fields are subject to radiation reaction and other effects in which their own fields can influence their motion. Self-force phenomena such as these have been poorly understood for spacetime dimensions not equal to four, despite the relevance of differing dimensionalities for holographic duals, effectively two-dimensional condensed matter and fluid systems, and so on. We remedy this by showing that forces and torques acting on extended… Expand
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