• Spectral asymmetry of Dirac Hamiltonian in a five-dimensional Kaluza-Klein theory

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      Kaluza-Klein theory; spectral symmetry monopole field; fermion number

    • Abstract


      It is shown that the fermion number in a five-dimensional Kaluza-Klein theory (M4×S1) in which the fermion is interacting with a monopole field, is quantized in units of (ϕR)2 where the scalar ϕ is asymptotically constant andR is the radius of S1.

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      R Parthasarathy1 V Srinivasan2

      1. Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Madras - 600113, India
      2. School of Physics, Central University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad - 500134, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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