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A possible model for fifth force

Jha, Ramanand and Sinha, KP (1988) A possible model for fifth force. In: Pramana - Journal of Physics, 31 (2). pp. 93-97.

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Abstract

Recent reanalysis of the data of the Eötvös experiment suggested the existence of a new force. We show that a negative energy massive scalar field minimally coupled to gravity in a background Schwarzschild metric naturally leads to a potential which can explain the small anomalous effect in the Eötvös experiment.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Fifth force;negative energy scalar field;baryon number;Eötvös experiment.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2010 05:17
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:15
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/32002

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