Conservation of momentum for systems of charged particles

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Abstract

It is shown that the interaction part of the symmetric energy-momentum tensor for a system of charged particles is integrable over any forward light cone. A covariant definition of the mechanical momentum is then given and conservation of momentum is shown.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-200
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Mathematical Physics
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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Conservation
conservation
charged particles
Momentum
momentum
Energy-momentum Tensor
cones
Cone
kinetic energy
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Interaction
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  • Mathematical Physics

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Conservation of momentum for systems of charged particles. / Willis, Barton L.

In: Journal of Mathematical Physics, Vol. 30, No. 1, 01.01.1989, p. 197-200.

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