Europhys. Lett.
Volume 68, Number 1, October 2004
Page(s) 33 - 36
Section The physics of elementary particles and fields
Published online 01 September 2004
Europhys. Lett., 68 (1), pp. 33-36 (2004)
DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2004-10160-3

A note about localized photons on the brane

A. Khoudeir

Centro de Física Fundamental, Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias Universidad de los Andes - Mérida, 5101, Venezuela

received 24 May 2004; accepted 27 July 2004

A first-order formulation for the Maxwell field in five dimensions is dimensionally reduced using the Randall-Sundrum mechanism. We will show that massive photons cannot be localized on the brane in a consistent way.

11.25.-w - Strings and branes.
11.10.-z - Field theory.
11.10.Kk - Field theories in dimensions other than four.

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