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Electromechanical Physical Models of the Electron, Proton, Neutron, and Neutrino

Daniel H. Deutsch
Year: 1991
Keywords: quantum physics, quantum of angular momentum, electron, proton, neutron, neutrino, fine‐structure constant, massless (energyless) point charge
Starting with h as a quantum of angular momentum rather than a quantum of action, an alternate quantum physics is developed. Physical models are proposed for the electron, proton, neutron, and neutrino based upon dipotes consisting of two massless point charges (each devoid of intrinsic energy) of equal and opposite sign directly related to the fine‐structure constant α. These dipoles rotate and translate (or oscillate) in two orthogonal directions simultaneously at the velocity of light. A third massless point charge, equal to the net charge, is associated with the electron and the proton. Because these elementary particles, electrons, protons, etc., possess angular momentum, each can exist in two nonsuperimposable forms corresponding to a left‐handed form and a right‐handed form which are not interchangeable. The internal energy of each of these elementary particles is equally divided between rotational energy and translational energy. doi:10.4006/1.3028884