The Relativistic Time-Dependent Aharonov-Bohm Effect

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ABSTRACT

The relativistic Aharonov-Bohm (AB) effect is studied using the time-dependent Dirac equation. It is shown that if the initial electron distribution is a pulse it is possible to define time-dependent signals that distinguish the AB effect from dipole and induced Coulomb interactions.

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Petridis, A. , Kertzman, Z. and Win, K. (2014) The Relativistic Time-Dependent Aharonov-Bohm Effect. Journal of Modern Physics, 5, 1640-1651. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2014.516164.

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