Volume 90, Number 2, April 2010
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||The Physics of Elementary Particles and Fields|
|Published online||12 May 2010|
Maxwell's equations on the κ-Minkowski spacetime and electric-magnetic duality
School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Central University P O - PIN-500046 Hyderabad, AP, India
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 12 April 2010
We derive Maxwell's equations on the κ-deformed spacetime, valid up to first order in the deformation parameter, using Feynman's approach. We show that the electric-magnetic duality is a symmetry of these equations. It is also shown that the laws of electrodynamics are different for particles of equal charges, but with different masses. We show that the Poincaré angular momentum, required to maintain the usual Lorentz algebra structure, do not get any κ-dependent corrections.
PACS: 11.10.Nx – Noncommutative field theory / 11.30.Cp – Lorentz and Poincaré invariance / 03.50.De – Classical electromagnetism, Maxwell equations
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