Electrodynamics of Real Particles vs. Maxwell's Equations, Relativity Theory and Quantum Mechanics

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Scientific Paper
Title Electrodynamics of Real Particles vs. Maxwell\'s Equations, Relativity Theory and Quantum Mechanics
Author(s) Charles William Lucas, Joseph C Lucas
Keywords Electrodynamics, toroidal Ring Model, Maxwell's Equations, Relativity, Quantum Mechanics
Published 1992
Journal None
Pages 243-252


Accelerator scattering experiments have shown that real elementary particles have finite size and and an internal elastic charge distribution. By explicitly wrinting th ethe fundamental laws of electrodynamics in a form showing theself-fileds induced by the motion of real finite size particles, one can obtain the so-called "relativistic effects" normally associated with relativity theory for the fields of the particle at high velocity. These effects are produced by the self fields of the particle changing the shape of the particle from spherical to elliptical. By explicity taking into account the finite size of the proton an dneutron in the nucleus and the electrons bound to it, one can predict the gross structure of the periodic table of the elements using the techniques of combinatorial geomentry to determine how the electrons pack in layers about the nucleus. Thus the theory of electrodynamics for real finite size particles is able to predict results similar to those obtained from the theory of electrodynamics for point particles combined with the theories of quantum mechanics and relativity theory. However, these latter theories rely on assumptions that are unphysical. On the basis of simplicity and the use of assumptions in agreement with reality instead of idealizations, the point particle theory of electrodynamics as embodied in Maxwell's equations, the theory of relativity, and the theory of quantum mechanics should be discarded from science in favor of the theory of electrodynamics of real finite size particles.