The alternative to classical mass renormalisation for tube-based self-force calculations

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dc.contributor.author Norton, Andrew en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:42:04Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:42:04Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008007836 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Norton Andrew 2009, 'The alternative to classical mass renormalisation for tube-based self-force calculations', Iop Publishing Ltd, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 1-19. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0264-9381 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/8252
dc.description.abstract To date, classical mass renormalization has been invoked in all tube-based self-force calculations, thus following the method introduced in Dirac's 1938 calculation of the electromagnetic self-force for the classical radiating electron. In this paper, a new tube method is described that does not rely on a mass renormalization procedure. As a result, exact self-force calculations become possible for classical radiating systems of finite size. A new derivation of the Lorentz-Dirac equation is given and the relationship between the new tube method and the classical mass renormalization procedure is explained. It is expected that a similar tube method could be used to obtain rigorous results in the gravitational self-force problem. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher IOP Publishing Ltd en_US
dc.title The alternative to classical mass renormalisation for tube-based self-force calculations en_US
dc.parent Classical And Quantum Gravity en_US
dc.journal.volume 26 en_US
dc.journal.number 10 en_US
dc.publocation Bristol, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 19 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 010505 en_US
dc.personcode 040038 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Mathematical Aspects of Quantum and Conformal Field Theory, Quantum Gravity and String Theory en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000266208400009 en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 040038 en_US


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