Post-Newtonian dynamics and orbital precession in Kerr-Newman field
School of Physics, Southwest Jiaotong University, 610031, Chengdu, China
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Revised: 23 August 2014
Accepted: 25 August 2014
Published online: 26 September 2014
We first present the post-Newtonian dynamics for a charged particle in the gravitational field of a rotating, charged and massive body. Based on the particle dynamics, we further derive analytically the orbital precession of the particle via calculating the rate of change of the Runge-Lenz vector.
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