Lettere al Nuovo Cimento (1971-1985)

, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 199–202 | Cite as

Klein paradox of the second kind



In this note we discuss how a nonrelativistically nonconfining potential gives confinement when it is used as a scalar in the Klein-Gordon or Dirac equation.


11.10 Field theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Ram
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentNew Mexico State UniversityLas Cruces

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