The Darwin-Breit Interaction vs. the Aharonov-Bohm Potentials
Issue: 2021 - Volume 25 [Issue 1]
E. Comay *
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The paper shows that the Darwin-Breit form of electromagnetic interaction disproves the Aharonov-Bohm assertion about the fundamental meaning of the electromagnetic potentials in quantum theory. A specific analysis of the Aharonov-Bohm electric and magnetic effects substantiates this result.
Keywords: Darwin Lagrangian, Breit interaction, Aharonov-Bohm effects, Conservation laws