# 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…

## 2 Citations

Self-force and radiation reaction in general relativity.

- Physics, MedicineReports on progress in physics. Physical Society
- 2019

This review surveys the theory of gravitational self- force in curved spacetime and its application to the astrophysical inspiral problem, and highlights the way in which self-force calculations make a fruitful contact with other approaches to the two-body problem and help inform an accurate universal model of binary black hole inspirals, valid across all mass ratios.

Self-action in gravity

- Physics
- 2020

On a particle moving with variable acceleration in the flat space-time affects the self-force due to outgoing radiation. The gravitational fields bring an additional contribution to self-force due to…

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