Electrical Conductivity in General Relativity
Source: Foundations of Physics Letters, Volume 15, Number 2, April 2002 , pp. 137-151(15)
Abstract:The general relativistic kinetic theory including the effect of a stationary gravitational field is applied to the electromagnetic transport processes in conductors. Then it is applied to derive the general relativistic Ohm's law where the gravitomagnetic terms are incorporated. The total electric charge quantity and charge distribution inside conductors carrying conduction current in some relativistic cases are considered. The general relativistic Ohm's law is applied to predict new gravitomagnetic and gyroscopic effects which can, in principle, be used to detect the Lense-Thirring and rotational fields.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Institute of Nuclear Physics, Ulughbek, Tashkent 702132, Uzbekistan. International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics, P. la Repubblica 10, 65100 Pescara, Italy. Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Ganeshkhind, Pune 41107, I 2: Institute of Nuclear Physics, Ulughbek, Tashkent 702132, Uzbekistan. Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Ganeshkhind, Pune 41107, India
Publication date: 2002-04-01