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Photon mass

  1. May 6, 2007 #1
    hi

    I have this question, I need your help:

    If the photon had mass "m" , show that the Gauss' law would no longer be true.
    Note that the electric poential for a point charge would then have a form
    V(r) = e/r exp ( -mc/h * r )

    Thank you
     
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  3. May 6, 2007 #2

    Meir Achuz

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    Just find E=-grad\phi and show that the Gauss ilntegral for that E varies with
    the radus of the sphere.
     
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