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Massive spin 3/2 electrodynamics

Deser, S. and Waldron, A. and Pascalutsa, V. (2000) Massive spin 3/2 electrodynamics. Physical Review D, 62 (10). Art. No. 105031. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170228-163917013

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Abstract

We study the general non-minimally coupled charged massive spin 3/2 model both for its low energy phenomenological properties and for its unitarity, causality and degrees of freedom behavior. When the model is viewed as an effective theory, its parameters (after ensuring the correct excitation count) are related to physical characteristics, such as the magnetic moment g factor, by means of low energy theorems. We also provide the corresponding higher spin generalization. Separately, we consider both low and high energy unitarity, as well as the causality of our models. None (including truncated N = 2 supergravity) is free of the minimal model’s acausality.


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Deser, S.0000-0001-9285-9434
Additional Information:© 2000 American Physical Society. (Received 3 March 2000; published 26 October 2000) We are indebted to H. Schnitzer and S. Weinberg for reminding us of the Wigner-Eckart theorem’s universality and thank also M. Porrati and P. van Nieuwenhuizen for discussions. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under grant PHY99-73935 and by the Australian Research Council.
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Classification Code:PACS number~s!: 11.10.Ef, 04.65.1e, 13.40.Em, 14.80.2j
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