Foundations of Physics

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 195–215 | Cite as

Magnetic monopoles: Evidence since the Dirac conjecture

  • Blas Cabrera
  • W. Peter Trower
Part I. Invited Papers Dedicated To Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac


In the fifty-one years since its publication Dirac's magnetic monopole conjecture has stimulated a theoretical outpouring rich in variety. We review here the experimental techniques with which monopoles have been sought and we will describe the limits on monopole properties these searches have established.


Experimental Technique Magnetic Monopole Dirac Conjecture Monopole Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Blas Cabrera
    • 1
  • W. Peter Trower
    • 2
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentStanford UniversityStanford
  2. 2.Physics DepartmentVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg

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