• The radial force on a charged particle in superimposed magnetic fields on Schwarzschild spacetime

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      Centrifugal force; magnetic fields; general relativity; neutron stars

    • Abstract


      Following the approach of optical reference geometry we derive the expression for the total force in the radial direction acting on a charged particle in magnetic fields superimposed on the static Schwarzschild background and show the possible existence of bound orbits for particles in the field of ultra compact objects at distancesr⩽3m wherein the Lorentz force counterbalances both the gravitational and centrifugal forces.

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      A R Prasanna1 Sai Iyer1

      1. Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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