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Aharonov-Bohm effect

  1. Dec 7, 2008 #1
    What is the Aharonov-Bohm effect and why it is a conseguence of the gauge invariance?
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    have you read wiki-article and similar?
  4. Dec 7, 2008 #3


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    The A-B effect is the deflection of a charged particle by the vector potential A in a region where there is no magnetic B field. It shows that GI cannot be purely classical, but must also involve a change in the QM wave function.
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