Hamiltonian of a free neutron in curved spacetime on the Earth

Takahiro Morishima, Toshifumi Futamase, Hirohiko M. Shimizu

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We derived full expression of Hamiltonian of a free neutron moving into curved spacetime produced by gravitational field of the Earth from the covariant Dirac equation in the Kerr spacetime used as the first principle including general relativistic effects up to the first post-Newtonian order O(1/c 2).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-189
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number1-3 SPEC. ISS.
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Aug 21


  • Gravity
  • Interferometry
  • Neutron
  • Post-Newtonian

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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