Special Relativity:
Paradoxes:
MANSURIPUR'S PARADOX and other paradoxes involving
the Lorentz ForceLaw:
See also RightAngle Lever Paradox
for a similar problem involving only mechanical, not
electromagnetic, forces.
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 General: Papers by Mansuripur:

Radiation pressure on a dielectric wedge
by Masud Mansuripur et al.
[Optics Express 13, 2064 (2005)]

Radiation pressure and the linear momentum of light in dispersive dielectric media
by Masud Mansuripur
[Optics Express 13, 2245 (2005)]

Radiation pressure and the distribution of
electromagnetic force in dielectric media (II)
by Armis R. Zakharian et al.
[Optics Express 13, 2321 (2005)]

Angular momentum of circularly polarized light in dielectric media
by Masud Mansuripur
[Optics Express 13, 5315 (2005)]

Radiation Pressure on Submerged Mirrors:
Implications for the Momentum of Light in Dielectric Media
by Masud Mansuripur
[Optics Express 15, 2677 (2007)]

Maxwell's macroscopic equations, the energymomentum postulates,
and the Lorentz law of force
by Masud Mansuripur and Armis R. Zakharian
[Physical Review E 79, 026608 (2009)]

Trouble with the Lorentz law of force: Incompatibility with special relativity and momentum conservation
by Masud Mansuripur
[Physical Review Letters 108, 193901 (2012)]

Trouble with the Lorentz Law of Force: Response to Critics
by Masud Mansuripur
[Proc. SPIE 8455, 8455121:13 (2012)]

Textbook Electrodynamics May Contradict Relativity
by Adrian Cho
[Science 336, (6080) 404 (2012 April 27)]
News story, supportive of Mansuripur.

Electromagnetic force distribution inside matter
by Masud Mansuripur et al.
[Physical Review A 88, 023826 (2013)]

The Force Law of Classical Electrodynamics: Lorentz versus Einstein and Laub
by Masud Mansuripur
[Proc. SPIE 8810, 88100K1:18 (2013)]

On the Foundational Equations of the Classical Theory of Electrodynamics
by Masud Mansuripur
[Resonance 18, 130 (2013)]

The Lorentz force law and its connections to
hidden momentum, the EinsteinLaub force, and the
AharonovCasher effect
by Masud Mansuripur
[IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 50, 1300110 (April 2014)]

The ChargeMagnet Paradoxes of Classical Electrodynamics
by Masud Mansuripur
[2014/09]y

On the Electrodynamics of Moving Permanent Dipoles in External Electromagnetic Fields
by Masud Mansuripur
[Proc. S.P.I.E. 9160, 0X (2014)]

Electromagnetic force and torque in Lorentz and EinsteinLaub formulations
by Masud Mansuripur
[Proc. S.P.I.E. 9164, 0B (2014)]

Electric and Magnetic Dipoles in the Lorentz and EinsteinLaub
Formulations of Classical Electrodynamics
by Masud Mansuripur
[Proc. S.P.I.E. 9370, 0U (2015)]

Origin of the SpinOrbit Interaction
by Gianfranco Spavieri and Masud Mansuripur
[Physica Scripta 90, 085501 (2015)]

Electromagnetic Force and Momentum
by Masud Mansuripur
[Journal of Optics 19, 013001:8 (2017)]

Electromagnetic Angular Momentum
by Masud Mansuripur
[Journal of Optics 19, 013001:10 (2017)]

Optical Angular Momentum in Classical Mechanics
by Masud Mansuripur
[, 065501 (2017)]

Thermodynamics of Radiation Pressure and
Photon Momentum
by Masud Mansuripur and Pin Han
[2017/08]

Nature of the electromagnetic force between
classical magnetic dipoles
by Masud Mansuripur
[2017/09]

Energy, linear momentum, and angular
momentum exchange between an electromagnetic
wavepacket and a small particle
by Masud Mansuripur
[2018/05]
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