Theoretical determination of the photon rest-mass
Authors: Grado-Caffaro, M A; Grado-Caffaro, M
Source: Optik International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Volume 114, Number 3, 1 June 2003 , pp. 142-143(2)
Publisher: Urban & Fischer
Abstract:A mathematical expression for the photon rest-mass as a function of wavelength is derived by considering the fact that the refractive index of photons in free space depends upon wavelength and by considering the Sellmeier formula. In this context, free space does not coincide with vacuum.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Sapienza S. L. (scientific consultants), C/Julio Palacios 11, 9-B 28029-Madrid, Spain
Publication date: June 1, 2003