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Author Hojman, S.A.; Asenjo, F.A.
Title (up) Spinning particles coupled to gravity and the validity of the universality of free fall Type
Year 2017 Publication Classical And Quantum Gravity Abbreviated Journal Class. Quantum Gravity
Volume 34 Issue 11 Pages 8 pp
Keywords spin-gravity coupling; spinning massive particle; Lagrangian description
Abstract Recent experimental work has determined that free falling Rb-87 atoms on Earth, with vertically aligned spins, follow geodesics, thus apparently ruling out spin-gravitation interactions. It is showed that while some spinning matter models coupled to gravitation referenced to in that work seem to be ruled out by the experiment, those same experimental results confirm theoretical results derived from a Lagrangian description of spinning particles coupled to gravity constructed over forty years ago. A proposal to carry out (similar but) different experiments which will help to test the validity of the universality of free fall as opposed to the correctness of the aforementioned Lagrangian theory, is presented.
Address [Hojman, Sergio A.] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Fac Artes Liberales, Dept Ciencias, Santiago, Chile, Email: sergio.hojman@uai.cl;
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Publisher Iop Publishing Ltd Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
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ISSN 0264-9381 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000402399700011 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 735
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Author Hojman, S.A.; Asenjo, F.A.
Title (up) Supersymmetric Majorana quantum cosmologies Type
Year 2015 Publication Physical Review D Abbreviated Journal Phys. Rev. D
Volume 92 Issue 8 Pages 7 pp
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Abstract The Einstein equations for an isotropic and homogeneous Friedmann-Robertson-Walker universe in the presence of a quintessence scalar field are shown to be described in a compact way, formally identical to the dynamics of a relativistic particle moving on a two-dimensional spacetime. The correct Lagrangian for the system is presented and used to construct a spinor quantum cosmology theory using Breit's prescription. The theory is supersymmetric when written in the Majorana representation. The spinor field components interact through a potential that correlates the spacetime metric and the quintessence. An exact supersymmetric solution for k = 0 case is exhibited. This quantum cosmology model may be interpreted as a theory of interacting universes.
Address [Hojman, Sergio A.] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Dept Ciencias, Fac Artes Liberales, Santiago 7941169, Chile, Email: sergio.hojman@uai.cl;
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Publisher Amer Physical Soc Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
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Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 2470-0010 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000362901900005 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 544
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Author Asenjo, F.A.; Moya, P.S.
Title (up) The contribution of magnetic monopoles to the ponderomotive force Type
Year 2019 Publication Journal Of Physics A-Mathematical And Theoretical Abbreviated Journal J. Phys. A-Math. Theor.
Volume 52 Issue 25 Pages 13 pp
Keywords plasma waves; magnetic monopoles; ponderomotive force
Abstract When magnetic monopoles are assumed to exist in plasma dynamics, the propagation of electromagnetic waves is modified as Maxwell equations acquire a symmetrical structure due to the existence of electric and magnetic charge and current densities. This work presents a theoretical exploration on how far we can push the limits of a plasma theory under the presence of magnetic monopoles. In particular, we study the modification of ponderomotive forces in a plasma composed by electric and magnetic charges. We show that the general ponderomotive force on this plasma depends non-trivially on the magnetic monopoles, through the slow temporal and spatial variations of the electromagnetic field amplitudes. The magnetic charges introduce corrections even if the plasma is unmagnetized. Also, it is shown that the magnetic monopoles also experience a ponderomotive force due to the electrons. This force is in the direction of propagation of the electromagnetic waves.
Address [Asenjo, Felipe A.] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Fac Ingn & Ciencias, Santiago 7941169, Chile, Email: felipe.asenjo@uai.cl;
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Publisher Iop Publishing Ltd Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title
Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 1751-8113 ISBN Medium
Area Expedition Conference
Notes WOS:000469448000001 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 1029
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Author Comisso, L.; Asenjo, F.A.
Title (up) Thermal-Inertial Effects on Magnetic Reconnection in Relativistic Pair Plasmas Type
Year 2014 Publication Physical Review Letters Abbreviated Journal Phys. Rev. Lett.
Volume 113 Issue 4 Pages 5 pp
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Abstract The magnetic reconnection process is studied in relativistic pair plasmas when the thermal and inertial properties of the magnetohydrodynamical fluid are included. We find that in both Sweet-Parker and Petschek relativistic scenarios there is an increase of the reconnection rate owing to the thermal-inertial effects, both satisfying causality. To characterize the new effects we define a thermal-inertial number which is independent of the relativistic Lundquist number, implying that reconnection can be achieved even for vanishing resistivity as a result of only thermal-inertial effects. The current model has fundamental importance for relativistic collisionless reconnection, as it constitutes the simplest way to get reconnection rates faster than those accessible with the sole resistivity.
Address [Comisso, Luca] Politecn Torino, Dipartimento Energia, I-10129 Turin, Italy, Email: luca.comisso@polito.it;
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Publisher Amer Physical Soc Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title
Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 0031-9007 ISBN Medium
Area Expedition Conference
Notes WOS:000339620300007 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 393
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Author Hojman, S.J.; Moya-Cessa, H.M.; Soto-Eguibar, F.; Asenjo, F.A.
Title (up) Time-dependent harmonic oscillators and SUSY in time domain Type
Year 2021 Publication Physica Scripta Abbreviated Journal Phys. Scr.
Volume 96 Issue 12 Pages 125218
Keywords time domain super-symmetry; time dependent harmonic oscillator; Bohm potential; Ermakov-lewis invariant
Abstract We show that the time-dependent harmonic oscillator has a repulsive or inverted oscillator as a time domain SUSY-like partner. Examples of several kinds of super-symmetrical time dependent frequency systems are presented.
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ISSN 0031-8949 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000698808000001 Approved
Call Number UAI @ alexi.delcanto @ Serial 1467
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Author Caerols, H.; Carrasco, R.A.; Asenjo, F.A.
Title (up) Using smartphone photographs of the Moon to acquaint students with non-Euclidean geometry Type
Year 2021 Publication American Journal of Physics Abbreviated Journal Am. J. Phys.
Volume 89 Issue 12 Pages 1079
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Abstract Non-Euclidean geometry can be taught to students using astronomical images. By using photographs o the Moon taken with a smartphone through a simple telescope, we were able to introduce these concepts to high-school students and lower-level college students. We teach students how to calculate lengths of mountain ranges or areas of craters on the Moon's surface and introduce ideas of geodesics and spherical triangles. Students can see that accurate measurements cannot be

obtained using at geometry. Instead, by using three{dimensional curved geometry, estimates of lengths and areas can be computed with less than 4% error.
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Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title
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ISSN 0002-9505 ISBN Medium
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Call Number UAI @ alexi.delcanto @ Serial 1447
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