Quantum Physics


The Reaction Force of Emitted Radiation: a Comment on Arxiv:1003.0247

Authors: Ron Bourgoin

The authors of [arxiv:1003.0247] neglect to consider that the source of radiation is an accelerated electron, that an emitted photon reacts, or pushes back, on the electron that releases it. This is a linear process, therefore a nonlinear Schrödinger equation is not applicable.

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