Relativistic motion of spinning particles in a gravitational field
Chicone, Carmen Charles
Punsly, Brian, 1956-
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The relative motion of a classical relativistic spinning test particle is studied with respect to a nearby free test particle in the gravitational field of a rotating source. The effects of the spincurvature coupling force are elucidated and the implications of the results for the motion of rotating plasma clumps in astrophysical jets are discussed.
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