On the relation between mass and charge: a pure geometric approach. (English) Zbl 1145.83017

New solutions of the field equations of the generalized field theory are used. The solutions are representing a geometric model for an elementary charged particle. The results are: the mass of the particle is made up of two contributions, a gravitational, and the other one is due to the existence of charge. The model allows for the existence of a charged particle whose mass is completely electromagnetic in origin. The electromagnetic contribution to the mass is independent of the sign of the electric charge. The mass of the electron (or positron) is purely made of its charge.


83C50 Electromagnetic fields in general relativity and gravitational theory
83E05 Geometrodynamics and the holographic principle
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