Origin of Spin

  • Behram Kursunoglu
Part of the Studies in the Natural Sciences book series (SNS, volume 12)


Last August, Alan Krisch invited me to the symposium on High Energy Physics with Polarized Beams and Polarized Targets in Argonne National Laboratory to present a paper on my work concerning the structure of elementary particles and its relation to spin. Experiments by Krisch, et. al.,1 with polarized proton beams scattered from polarized targets pointed to a strong possibility that protons do have an inner structure with different interaction regions. Their experimental data provided a basic support for the significant role of spin-spin forces at high energy scattering.


Field Equation Magnetic Charge Magnetic Layer Spin Angular Momentum Electric Charge Density 
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  1. 1.
    K. Abe et al., Phys.Lett. 63B, 239 (1976).Google Scholar
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    B. Kursunoglu, Phys.Lett. D9, 2723 (1974).Google Scholar
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    B. Kursunoglu, Phys. Lett. D13, 1538 (1976).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Behram Kursunoglu
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Theoretical StudiesUniversity of MiamiCoral GablesUSA

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