Prolonging the lifetime of relativistic particles by self-accelerating dirac wavepackets

Ido Kaminer, Jonathan Nemirovsky, Mikael Rechtsman, Rivka Bekenstein, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We show that shaping the wavepackets of Dirac particles can alter fundamental relativistic effects such as length contraction and time dilation. For example, shaping decaying particles as selfaccelerating Dirac wavepackets extends their lifetime.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America
Pages1551p
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
DOIs
StatePublished - 4 May 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/05/1515/05/15

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