• Derivation of relativistic wave equation from the Poisson process

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      Poisson process; linear photon wave equation; passage time

    • Abstract


      A Poisson process is one of the fundamental descriptions for relativistic particles: both fermions and bosons. A generalized linear photon wave equation in dispersive and homogeneous medium with dissipation is derived using the formulation of the Poisson process. This formulation provides a possible interpretation of the passage time of a photon moving in the medium, which never exceeds the speed of light in vacuum.

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      Tomoshige Kudo1 Ichiro Ohba1 2 3

      1. Department of Physics, Waseda University, Tokyo - 169-8555, Japan
      2. Advanced Research Center for Science and Technology, Waseda University, Tokyo - 169-8555, Japan
      3. Kagami Memorial Laboratory for Materials Science and Technology, Waseda University, Tokyo - 169-0051, Japan
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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