Erasmo Recami

Some Scientific Papers

 

 

Extended Relativity

E.Giannetto, G.D.Maccarrone, R.Mignani & E.Recami: :  “Are neutrinos faster than light particles?”,
Physics Letters B178 (1986) 115-120.

E. Recami: “Special Relativity Extended to (antimatter and) Superluminal motions: A Review”  [Big file: wait a little while downloading; 178 printed pages],
Rivista Nuovo Cim. 9(6)  (1986)  1-178

E. Recami:  “Tachyon kinematics and causality: A systematic thorough analysis of the tachyon causal paradoxes”,  Foundations of Physics 17 (1987) 239-296. 

E.Recami: “Superluminal motions? A bird's-eye view of the experimental status-of-the-art”, Found. Phys. 31 (2001) 1119-1135; and references therein.

E.Recami, M.Z.Rached, K.Z.Nobrega, C.A.Dartora & H.E.Hernandez F.: “On the localized superluminal solutions to the Maxwell equations”,  IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 9(1)  (2003) 59-73 [special issue on `Nontraditional Forms of Light’]; and references therein.  A version of 750 k-b only is avaliable as the e-print arXiv: 0709.2191[physics] .

E.Recami: “Piu` veloci della luce? Una panoramica sui risultati sperimentali”,
Il Nuovo Saggiatore 17(1-2) (2001) 21-29; and references therein
[see also E.Recami & M.Fracastoro Decker: “I Tachioni”, Il Nuovo Saggiatore 2(3) (1986) 20-29].

E.Recami: “On localized ‘X-shaped’ Superluminal solutions to Maxwell equations”, Physica A 252 (1998) 586-610.

A.O.Barut, G.D.Maccarrone & E.Recami: “On the shape of tachyons”,
Nuovo Cimento A71 (1982) 509-533.

E.Recami & G.D.Maccarrone: “Are classical tachyons slower-than-light quantum particles?”, Lettere Nuovo Cimento 37 (1983) 345-352.

E.Recami & R.Mignani: “Classical theory of tachyons (Special relativity extended to superluminal frames and objects” (a preliminary review),
Rivista Nuovo Cim. 4 (1974) 209-290 [82 printed pages]

E.Recami, F.Fontana & R.Garavaglia: “Superluminal motions and Special Relativity: A discussion of recent experiments”,
International Journal  Modern Physics  A15  (2000)  2793-2812;  and references therein.

E.Recami, A.Castellino, G.D.Maccarrone & M.Rodono’:  “Considerations about the apparent ‘Superluminal expansions’ observed in astrphysics”,
Nuovo Cimento B93 (1986) 119-144.

E. Recami, M.Z.Rached & C.A.Dartora: "Localized X-shaped field generated by a superluminal eletric charge",
Physical Review E 69 (2004) no.027602 [4 pages].

M.Z.Rached, E.Recami & H.E.Harnandez F.: “New localized Superluminal solutions to the wave equations with finite total energies and arbitrary frequencies”,
European Physical Journal D 21 (2002) 217-228.

E.Recami & M.Z.Rached: "Mais velozes que a luz ?",
Ciencia Hoje 29 (2001), issue no. 170, pp20-25

E. Recami: An updated overview of the "Superluminal" experiments (Superluminal objects and waves: A homage to E. C. G. Sudarshan) , , e-print arXiv: 0804.1502 [physics, class-ph], in press (with defects!) in   Journal of Physics: Conference Series (IOP, Bristol and London, 2010).

M. Z. Rached & E. Recami: Subluminal wave bullets: Exact localized subluminal solutions to the wave equations.,
Physical Review A77 (2008) 033824 [14 pages]

M. Z. Rached, E.Recami & I.M.Besieris: Cherenkov radiation has nothing to do with X-shaped localized waves (Comments on "Cherenkov-Vavilov formulation of X-waves"),
Journal Optical Society America  A27  (2010)  928-934. 

E.Recami: “The Tolman antitelephone paradox: Its solution by tachyon mechanics”,
Lettere Nuovo Cim. 44 (1985) 587-593; reprinted in Electronic Journal Theoretical Physics (EJTP) 6 (2009) 1-8.

E.Recami: “Relativita’ speciale e Antimateria”, in  I concetti della Fisica (Mucchi, Modena, 1993), pp.125-238.

R.Mignani & E.Recami: “CPT-covarinace: Physical meaning of a new derivation”,
Lettere Nuovo Cim. 11 (1974) 421-426.

R.Mignani & E.Recami: “A derivation of Crossing Relations and its physical meaning”,
Nuovo Cimento A24  (1974)  438-448.

R.Mignani & E.Recami: “Magnetic monopoles and tachyons in special relativity”,
Physics Letters B62  (1976)  41-43.

R.Mignani & E.Recami: “Complex electromagnetic four-potential and the Cabibbo-Ferrari relations for magnetic monopoles”,
Nuovo Cimento A30  (1975)  533-540.

M.Pavsic & E.Recami: “Charge conjugation and internal space-time symmetries”,
Lettere Nuovo Cim. 12  (1982)  357-362.

E.Recami & E.Giannetto: “Tachyon mechanics and tachyon gravitational interactions”,
Lettere Nuovo Cim.  43  (1985)  267-273.

M.Baldo, G.Fonte & E.Recami: “About charged tachyons”,
Lett. Nuovo Cim. (first series)  4  (1970)  341-247. 

G.D.Maccarrone & E.Recami: “Two-body interactions through tachyon exchange”,
Nuovo Cimento  A57  (1980)  85-101.

 

 

Localized Waves (including Superluminal X-shaped pulses)

H. E. H. Figueroa, M. Z. Rached & E. Recami (editors), Localized Waves, book
(J. Wiley; Hoboken, N.J., 2008)  [369 pages]. 

E.Recami & M.Z.Rached: “Localized waves: A review”,
Adv. Imaging Electron Phys. (AIEP)  156  (2009)  235-352 [118 printed pages]. 

M.Z.Rached, H.E.Hernandez F., & Erasmo Recami: “Chirped optical X-shaped pulses in material media”,
Journal of the Optical Society of America - A 21 (2004) 2455-2463
[listed in one of its “Focus” by AIP/APS].

M.Z.Rached, A.Shaarawi & E.Recami: “Focused X-shaped pulses”,
Journal of the Optical Society of America - A 21 (2004)
1564-1574 [listed in one of its “Focus” by AIP/APS].

M.Z.Rached, E.Recami and H.E.Hernandez F.: “Theory of 'Frozen Waves': modeling the shape of stationary wave fields,” ; Journal of the Optical Society of America  A22  (2005)  2465-2675.

M.Z.Rached: "Frozen Waves in lossy materials",
Optics Express 14 (2006) 1804-1809

E.Recami, M.Z.Rached, K.Z.Nobrega, C.A.Dartora & H.E.Hernandez F.: “On the localized superluminal solutions to the Maxwell equations”,  
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 9(1) (2003) 59-73 [special issue on `Nontraditional Forms of Light’]. A version of 750 k-b only is available as e-print arXiv: 0709.2191[physics].

M. Z. Rached & E. Recami: Subluminal wave bullets: Exact localized subluminal solutions to the wave equations,
Physical Review A77 (2008) 033824 [14 pages]

M.Z.Rached, E.Recami & F.Fontana : “Superluminal localized solutions to Maxwell equations along a waveguide”,
Physical Review E 64 (2001) 066603 [6 pages].

M.Z.Rached, K.Z.Nobrega, E.Recami & H.E.Hernandez F.: “Superluminal X-shaped beams propagating without distortion along a co-axial guide”,
Physical Review E 66 (2002) 046617 [10 pages].

M.Z.Rached, F.Fontana & E.Recami: “Superluminal localized solutions to Maxwell equations along a waveguide: The finite-energy case”,
Physical Review E 67 (2003) 036620 [7 pages].

M.Z.Rached, E.Recami & H.E.Harnandez F.: “New localized Superluminal solutions to the wave equations with finite total energies and arbitrary frequencies”,
European Physical Journal D 21 (2002) 217-228.

E.Recami: “Piu` veloci della luce? Una panoramica sui risultati sperimentali”,
Il Nuovo Saggiatore 17(1-2) (2001) 21-29
[see also E.Recami & M.Fracastoro Decker: “I Tachioni”, Il Nuovo Saggiatore 2(3) (1986) 20-29].

C.A.Dartora, K.Z.Nobrega, H.E.Hernandez F., & E.Recami: “Properties of localized pulses through the analysis of temporal modulations effects in Bessel beams, and the convolution theorem”,
Optics Communications 29 (2004) 99-107.

C.A.Dartora, M.Z.Rached & E.Recami: “General formulation for the analysis of scalar diffraction-free beams using angular modulation: Mathieu and Bessel beams”,
Optics Communications 222 (2003) 75-85.

M.Z.Rached, K.Z.Nobrega, H.E.Hernandez F., & E.Recami, “Localized Superluminal solutions to the wave equation in (vacuum or) dispersive media, for arbitrary frequencies and with adjustable bandwidth”,
Optics Communications 226 (2003) 15-23.

E.Recami: “On localized ‘X-shaped’ Superluminal solutions to Maxwell equations”,
Physica A 252 (1998) 586-610. [See also arXiv: physics/9712051v2].

E. Recami, M.Z.Rached & C.A.Dartora: "Localized X-shaped field generated by a superluminal eletric charge",
Phys. Rev. E 69 (2004) no.027602 [4 pages]

E.Recami & M.Z.Rached: "Mais velozes que a luz ?",
Ciencia Hoje 29 (2001), issue no. 170, pp20-25

M. Zamboni-Rached, E. Recami, H.E. Hernandez-Figueroa, et al. : (PATENT) "Method and Apparatus for producing Stationary (Intense) Wavefields of Arbitrary Shape", initially filed c/o the European Patent Office with the number 05743096.3-1240-EP2005052352 [the sponsor being "Bracco Imaging, SpA"]

E.Recami, F.Fontana & R.Garavaglia: “Superluminal motions and Special Relativity: A discussion of recent experiments”,
Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 15 (2000) 2793-2812.

E. Recami: "An updated overview of the 'Superluminal' experiments (Superluminal objects and waves: A homage to E. C. G. Sudarshan)", e-print arXiv: 0804.1502 [physics, class-ph], in press (with defects!) in   Journal of Physics: Conference Series (IOP, Bristol and London, 2010).

M. Z. Rached, E.Recami & I.M.Besieris:  “Cherenkov radiation has nothing to do with X-shaped localized waves (Comments on ‘Cherenkov-Vavilov formulation of X-waves’)” ,
Journal Optical Society America  A27  (2010)  928-934. 

M.Z.Rached: “Unidirectional decomposition method for exact localized wave solutions totally free of backward components”,
Phys.Rev. A79 (2009) 013816. 

E. Recami, M. Z. Rached & H. E. H. Figueroa: Localized Waves: A Scientific and Historical Introduction,
Chapter 1 [pp.1-14] in J. Wiley´s book Localized Waves (see above). 

M. Z. Rached, E. Recami & H. E. H. Figueroa: Structure of the Nondiffracting (Localized) Waves and some interesting applications,
Chapter 2 [pp.43-77] in J. Wiley´s book Localized Waves (see above). 

M.Z.Rached & E.Recami: “Soliton-like solutions to the ordinary Schroedinger equation”,
e-print  arXiv:1008.3087 [quant-ph]. 

 

 

Tunneling Times And Time Operator

V.S.Olkhovsky, E.Recami & S.P.Maydanyuk: “On non-selfadjoint operators for Observables in quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics",
Int. J. Mod. Phys.  A25  (2010)  1785-1818. 

V. S. Olkhovsky & E. Recami: Time as a quantum observable.
International Journal of Modern Physics. A22 (2007) 5063-5087. [See also arXiv:quant-ph/0605069].

V.S.Olkhovsky, E.Recami & J.Jakiel: “Unified time analysis of photon and particle tunnelling”,
Physics Reports 398 (2004) 133-178.

V.S.Olkhovsky & E.Recami: “Recent developments in the Time analysis of tunnelling processes", Physics Reports  214  (1992)  339-357. Only a preprint without the Figures is available in electronic form.

A.P.L.Barbero, H.E.Hernandez F., & E.Recami: “On the propagation speed of evanescent modes”,
Phys. Rev. E 62 (2000) 8628-8635.

V.S.Olkhovsky, E.Recami & G.Salesi: “Tunneling through two successive barriers and the Hartman (Superluminal) effect” [e-print quant-ph/0002022; this paper was confirmed and extended in the next article], Europhysics Letters 57 (2002) 879-884.

Y.Ahoronov, N.Erez & B.Reznik: “Superoscillations and tunneling times”, Physical Review A 65 (2002) 052124.

S.Longhi, P.Laporta, M.Belmonte & E.Recami: “Measurement of Superluminal optical tunneling times in double-barrier photonic bandgaps”,
Phys. Rev. E 65 (2002) 046610 [6 pages].

E.Recami: “Superluminal tunneling through successive barriers. Does QM predict infinite group-velocities?”,
Journal of Modern Optics 51 (2004) 913-923.

V.S.Olkhovsky, E.Recami & A.K.Zaichenko: “Resonant and non-resonant tunneling through a double barrier”,
Europhysics Letters 70 (2005) 712-718.

J.Jakiel, V.S.Olkhovsky & E.Recami: “On Superluminal motions in photon and particle tunnellings”,
Physics Letters A 248 (1998) 156-160.

E.Recami, F.Fontana & R.Garavaglia: “Superluminal motions and Special Relativity: A discussion of recent experiments”,
Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 15 (2000) 2793-2812.

G.Privitera, E.Recami, G.Salesi & V.S.Olkhovsky: “Tunnelling Times: An Elementary Introduction”,
Rivista Nuovo Cim. 26 (2003), monographic issue no.4 [54 pages].

V.S.Olkhovsky & E.Recami; "New developments on the study of Time as a quantum observable",
e-print arXiv:quant-ph/0605119 (2006), appeared in such a [reduced] version in
International Journal of Modern Physics  B22  (2008)  1877-1897.

V.S.Olkhovsky & E.Recami: “Space-time shifts and cross-sections in collisions between relativistic wave packets”,
Nuovo Cimento  A53  (1968)  610-624.  

V.S.Olkhovsky, E.Recami & A.J.Geraqsimchuk: “Time operator in quantum mechanics: I – Non-relativistic case”,
Nuovo Cimento  A22  (1974)  263-278. 

 

 

Structure of Spinning Particles

G.Salesi & E.Recami: “Hydrodynamical reformulation and quantum limit of the Barut--Zanghi theory”,
Found. Phys. Lett. 10 (1997) 533-546.

G.Salesi & E.Recami: “Spin effects on the cyclotron frequency for a Dirac electron”,
Phys. Lett. A 267 (2000) 219-224.

E.Recami & G.Salesi: “Hydrodynamics and kinematics of spinning particles”,
Physical Review A 57 (1998) 98-105.

E.Recami & G.Salesi: “Velocity field and operator in (non-relativistic) quantum mechanics”,
Found. of Phys. 28  (1998)  763-776; reprinted in  Found. of Phys. 2010

E. Recami & G. Salesi: "Deriving Spin within a discrete-time theory",
Foundations of Physics 37 (2007) 277-294.

G.Salesi & E.Recami: “About the kinematics of spinning particles” [arXiv:hep-th/9607213], in Theory of the Electron, ed. by J.Keller & Z.Oziewicz (UNAM Press; Mexico City, 1997), pp.253-268.

G. Salesi: "Non-Newtonian Mechanics",
International Journal of Modern Physics A", Vol. 17, No. 3 (2002) 347-374.

E.Recami & G.Salesi: “Field theory of the spinning electron: About the new non-linear field equations”,
Phys, Lett.  A190  (1994)  137-143. 

W.A.Rodrigues, J.Vaz & E.Recami: “A generalization of Dirac non-linear electrodynamics, and spinning charged particles”,
Found. of Phys. 23  (1993)  469-485. 

 

 

Micro Universes, Hadrons, and “Strong black-holes”

E.Recami: “Multi-verses, micro-universes and elementary particles (hadrons)”,
e-print arXiv : physics/0505149   [cf. also E.Recami & V.T.Zanchin: “Particelle elementari quali micro-universi”, Il Nuovo Saggiatore 8(2) (1992) 13-23].

E.Recami: “A unified approach to gravitational and strong interactions: Hadrons as micro-universes and ‘strong black-holes’,”
Report NSF-ITP-02-94 (KITP, UCSB, 2002). 

P.Caldirola, M.Pavsic & E.Recami: “Explaining the ‘Large Numbers’ by a hierarchy of universes: A unified theory of strong and gravitational interactions”,
Nuovo Cimento  B48  (1978)  205-271.

E.Recami & V.T.Zanchin: “Does thermodynamics require a new expansion after the ‘Big Crunch’ of our cosmos?”,
Physics Letters  B177  (1986) 304-309;  and  Progr. Part. Nucle. Phys.  17  (1987)  143-152

P.Ammiraju, E.Recami and W.A.Rodrigues: “Chirons, Geminions, Centaurus, Decays into pions: A phenomenological and theoretical analysis”,
Nuovo Cimento  A78  (1983)  172-204.

 

 

Chronon (Quantum of Time), and Decoherence

Ruy H.A.Farias & E.Recami: “Introduction of a Quantum of Time (‘chronon’), and its Consequences for Quantum Mechanics”, [e-print quant-ph/9706059],
Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics --AIEP  163  (2010)  33-115 [83 printed pages].

E. Recami: “A simple quantum equation for dissipation and decoherence”[report NSF-ITF-02-62 (K.I.T.P., UCSB; California, 2002)], 
Nuovo Cimento B124 (2009) 765-776. 

E. Recami & G. Salesi: "Deriving Spin within a discrete-time theory", Foundations of Physics 37 (2007) 277-294.

 

 

Review Articles, and other topics

E.Recami: “Superluminal motions? A bird's-eye view of the experimental status-of-the-art”, Found. Phys. 31 (2001) 1119-1135.

E. Recami: “A simple quantum equation for dissipation and decoherence” [report NSF-ITF-02-62 (K.I.T.P., UCSB; California, 2002)], 
Nuovo Cimento B124 (2009) 765-776. 

E.Recami, M.Z.Rached, K.Z.Nobrega, C.A.Dartora & H.E.Hernandez F.: “On the localized superluminal solutions to the Maxwell equations”,
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics  9(1)  (2003)  59-73 [special issue on
`Nontraditional Forms of Light’]; avaliable also as e-print arXiv:0709.2191[physics].

M.Z.Rached, E.Recami & H.E.Harnandez F.: “New localized Superluminal solutions to the wave equations with finite total energies and arbitrary frequencies”,
European Physical Journal D 21 (2002) 217-228.

E.Recami: “Multi-verses, micro-universes and elementary particles (hadrons)”,
e-print arXiv:physics/0505149   [cf. also E.Recami & V.T.Zanchin: “Particelle elementari quali micro-universi”, Il Nuovo Saggiatore 8(2) (1992) 13-23].

E.Recami: “Piu` veloci della luce? Una panoramica sui risultati sperimentali”,
Il Nuovo Saggiatore 17(1-2) (2001) 21-29
[see also E.Recami & M.Fracastoro Decker: “I Tachioni”, Il Nuovo Saggiatore 2(3) (1986) 20-29].

E.Recami: “On localized ‘X-shaped’ Superluminal solutions to Maxwell equations”,
Physica A 252 (1998) 586-610.

V.S.Olkhovsky, E.Recami & J.Jakiel: “Unified time analysis of photon and particle tunnelling”,
Physics Reports 398 (2004) 133-178.

E.Recami & G.Salesi: “Hydrodynamics and kinematics of spinning particles”,
Physical Review A 57 (1998) 98-105.

V.Berzi & E.Recami: “Model for proton-antiproton Annihilation in Flight with Multipion Production”,
Physical Review 160 (1967) 1263-1271.

E.Recami, F.Fontana & R.Garavaglia: “Superluminal motions and Special Relativity: A discussion of recent experiments”,
Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 15 (2000) 2793-2812.

E.Recami: Il Caso Majorana: Epistolario, Documenti, Testimonianze, 5th enlarged & revised edition: pp.1-273 (Di Renzo pub.; Rome, 2008; www.direnzo.it). See also the 2nd edition (Series “Oscar”, Mondadori pub.; Milan, 1991). All material and photos protected by copyright].

E.Recami: “Ettore Majorana a sessant'anni dalla sua scomparsa: L'opera scientifica edita e inedita”, appeared in
Quaderni di Storia della Fisica, issue no.5 (1999), pp.19-68. [Containing a small part of the material to be found in the book E.Recami: Il Caso Majorana: Epistolario, Documenti,Testimonianze, 4th enlarged & revised edition: pp.1-273 (Di Renzo pub.; Rome, 2002); material and photos protected by copyright].

E. Recami & G. Ziino: About new space-time symmetrics in Relativity and Quantum Mechanics,
Nuovo Cimento A32 (1976) 205-215.

E. Recami, M. Z. Rached & H. E. H. Figueroa: Localized Waves: A Scientific and Historical Introduction,
Chapter 1 [pp.1-14] in J. Wiley´s book Localized Waves (see above). 

M. Z. Rached, E. Recami & H. E. H. Figueroa: Structure of the Nondiffracting (Localized) Waves and some interesting applications,
Chapter 2 [pp.43-77] in J. Wiley´s book Localized Waves (see above). 

A.DelPopolo, M.Gambera, E.Recami & E.Spedicato: “Desity profiles of dark matter halos in an improved secondary infall model”,
Astronomy and Astrophysics  353  (2000)  427-434. 

M.Z.Rached & E.Recami: “Soliton-like solutions to the ordinary Schroedinger equation”,
e-print  arXiv:1008.3087 [quant-ph].

 


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