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

Ido Kaminer, Jonathan Nemirovsky, Mikael C. 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 self-accelerating Dirac wavepackets extends their lifetime.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2015-August
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

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OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

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relativistic particles
life (durability)
relativistic effects
contraction

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Kaminer, I., Nemirovsky, J., Rechtsman, M. C., Bekenstein, R., & Segev, M. (2015). Prolonging the lifetime of relativistic particles by self-accelerating Dirac wavepackets. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 (Vol. 2015-August). [7183053] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..
Kaminer, Ido ; Nemirovsky, Jonathan ; Rechtsman, Mikael C. ; Bekenstein, Rivka ; Segev, Mordechai. / Prolonging the lifetime of relativistic particles by self-accelerating Dirac wavepackets. 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Vol. 2015-August Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015.
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Prolonging the lifetime of relativistic particles by self-accelerating Dirac wavepackets. / Kaminer, Ido; Nemirovsky, Jonathan; Rechtsman, Mikael C.; Bekenstein, Rivka; Segev, Mordechai.

2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Vol. 2015-August Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. 7183053.

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Kaminer I, Nemirovsky J, Rechtsman MC, Bekenstein R, Segev M. Prolonging the lifetime of relativistic particles by self-accelerating Dirac wavepackets. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Vol. 2015-August. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. 7183053