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Gravitation and Cosmology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 100–103 | Cite as

Self-action of a point charge in the space-time of a wormhole with a throat of zero length

  • N. R. KhusnutdinovEmail author
  • I. V. Bakhmatov
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Abstract

We consider a point charge at rest in the space-time of a wormhole with a throat of zero length. Using the simplest model of the metric, we find the self-energy and the self-force; the latter appears to be attractive.

PACS numbers

04.40.-b 98.80.Cq 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsKazan State UniversityKazanRussia

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