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Complementarity in Wormhole Chromodynamics

Lo, Hoi-Kwong and Lee, Kai-Ming and Preskill, John (1993) Complementarity in Wormhole Chromodynamics. Physics Letters B, 318 (2). pp. 287-292. ISSN 0370-2693.

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The electric charge of a wormhole mouth and the magnetic flux "linked" by the wormhole are non-commuting observables, and so cannot be simultaneously diagonalized. We use this observation to resolve some puzzles in wormhole electrodynamics and chromodynamics. Specifically, we analyze the color electric field that results when a colored object traverses a wormhole, and we discuss the measurement of the wormhole charge and flux using Aharonov-Bohm interference effects.

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Additional Information:© 1993 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. Received 20 August 1993; revised manuscript received 22 September 1993 Editor H. Georgi. This work is supported in part by the US Department of Energy under Grant No. DE-FG03-92-ER40701. We thank Patrick McGraw, Sandip Trivedi and Piljin Yi for helpful conversations. We are also very grateful to Andy Strominger for a careful reading of the manuscript.
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Official Citation:Hoi-Kwong Lo, Kai-Ming Lee, John Preskill, Complementary in wormhole chromodynamics, Physics Letters B, Volume 318, Issue 2, 2 December 1993, Pages 287-292, ISSN 0370-2693, 10.1016/0370-2693(93)90130-A.
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