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Relativistic elastica

Dereli, Tekin and Hartley, D. H. and Önder, M. and Tucker, Robin (1990) Relativistic elastica. Physics Letters B, 252 (4). pp. 601-604. ISSN 0370-2693

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Abstract

We give a complete description of timelike relativistic elastica, non-geodesic spacetime surves that solve the Euler-Lagrange equations for a lagrangian that depends on the square of the acceleration of the curve as well as its lorentzian length.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physics Letters B
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 74972
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 04 Aug 2015 12:50
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2017 14:46
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/74972

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