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Relativistic Electron Beams

  • Genady P. CherepanovEmail author
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Abstract

In this chapter, the invariant integral of electrodynamics is used to derive the interaction force of electric charges moving at superluminal velocities (superluminal electrons discovered by Cherenkov found many applications). As a result, Coulomb’s Law for static electric charges is generalized; now, it depends also on the speed of charges. According to the new law, superluminal electrons attract one another. The beams of superluminal electrons form superdense clusters can easily penetrate and destroy any solids. Therefore, relativistic electron beams will be the main weapon of future star wars in cosmos. This chapter may be of special interest for military scientists.

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  1. 1.MiamiUSA

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