The Vigier Pinch
A model massive extended photons will be deduced from a modified Tolman-Ehrenfst-Podolsky calculation of the gravitational field of a photon-pulse pencil in the context of an expanding universe model in which R Universe expands at the speed of light. In such a model, only the asymptotic case of R Universe → ∞ corresponds to the photon’s Vigier mass approaching zero, i.e., m γ → 0, whereas for all R Universe < ∞, m γ < 0. The spread of the photon’s wavepacket corresponds to the space-like extension of the photon. Where the extension of the photon is of the order of the photon’s de Broglie wavelength, its corresponding Vigier mass is of the order of 10−65 g
KeywordsGravitational Field Test Particle Finite Length Rest Mass Energy Tensor
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