The Effect of a Magnetic Flux Line in Quantum Theory

Y. Aharonov, T. Kaufherr*

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The nonlocal exchange of the conserved, gauge invariant quantity [Formula presented], [Formula presented], [Formula presented] between the charged particle and the magnetic flux line (in the [Formula presented] direction) is responsible for the Aharonov-Bohm effect. This exchange occurs at a definite time, before the wave packets are brought together to interfere, and can be verified experimentally.

Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2004


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