Volume 97, Number 6, March 2012
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Published online||28 February 2012|
On a no-go theorem for classical Maxwell-Lorentz electrodynamics in odd-dimensional worlds
Bar-Ilan University, Department of Physics - Ramat Gan, Israel
2 Tel-Aviv University, School of Physics - Ramat Aviv, Israel
3 College of Judea and Samaria - Ariel, Israel
4 IYAR, Israel Institute for Advanced Research - Rehovot, Israel
Accepted: 14 February 2012
A non-existence theorem of classical electrodynamics in odd-dimensional spacetimes is shown to be invalid. The source of the error is pointed out, and is then demonstrated during the derivation of the fields generated by a uniformly moving point source.
PACS: 03.50.De – Classical electromagnetism, Maxwell equations / 11.10.Kk – Field theories in dimensions other than four
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