Fivedimensional Theories and CP-Violation

  • W. Thirring
Part of the Acta Physica Austriaca book series (FEWBODY, volume 9/1972)


Fivedimensional theories of gravitation and electricity are reviewed and it is studied why they endow spin 1/2 particles with an electric dipole moment. It is found to be too small to explain the KL→2π decay. It is speculated that one might obtain an attractive origin of the observed CP-violation if also strong interactions are included in this unification.


Dirac Equation Electric Dipole Moment Bare Mass Fibre Space Dirac Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Thirring
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität WienAustria

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