Thomas and his Precession
Consider an electron (with a spin) orbiting in an atom, treated along classical lines. In the instantaneous rest frame of the orbiting electron, the Coulomb field (Ze 2/r 2) of the nucleus gives rise to a magnetic field (v/c)(Ze 2/r 2).
KeywordsLorentz Transformation Lorentz Boost Lorentz Frame Comoving Frame Thomas Precession
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