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Recoil Interaction Between Photons and The Electrons In The Plasma Of Intergalactic Space Leading To The Hubble Constant And CMB

Lyndon E. Ashmore
Year: 2006
Keywords: Hubble constant, Cosmic microwave background radiation, Particle interactions
The Hubble diagram for type Ia Supernovae gives the value of the Hubble constant, H as 64?3 km/s Mpc-1, which, in SI units, is equal to ?hre/me per cubic metre of space' (2.1x10-18 s-1). This coincidence could suggest a relationship between H and the electrons in the plasma of intergalactic space that act collectively and oscillate if displaced. The possibility that light from distant galaxies is absorbed and reemitted by the electrons is considered with the electron recoiling on both occasions. A double M?ssbauer effect leads to a redshift in the transmitted light. Introduction of the photoabsorption cross section 2reλ leads to the relationship H = 2nehre/me giving H ≈ 12 km/s Mpc-1 when ne has the reported value of ne ≈ 0.1m-3. The small amount of energy transferred to the electron by recoil is radiated as bremsstrahlung with a wavelength in the microwave region.