Curved-space scattering

  • Jeffrey M. Cohen
  • Michael W. Kearney
  • Lawrence S. Kegeles
Quantum-Mechanical Scattering Theory
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 130)


Problems involving curvilinear coordinates and accelerating reference frames can be treated using powerful methods applicable to Maxwell's equations in curved space. A method developed by Cohen and Kegeles reduces the curved-space problem to that of solving a single complex linear scalar wave equation. Gravitational perturbations and neutrino fields can be treated using the same curved-space method. When applied to curved-space scattering problems, the method yields results in a straightforward manner.


Maxwell Equation Curve Space Maxwell Field Tensor Notation Gauge Term 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey M. Cohen
    • 1
  • Michael W. Kearney
    • 1
  • Lawrence S. Kegeles
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsStevens Institute of TechnologyHoboken

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