### Abstract

The Dirac equation is solved for an electron in a Kerr-Newman geometry using an adaptation of the procedure of Chandrasekhar. The corresponding eigenfunctions obtained can be represented as series of Jacobi polynomials. The spectrum of eigenvalues can be calculated using continued fraction techniques. Representations for the eigenvalues and eigenfunctions are obtained for various ranges of the parameters appearing in the Kerr-Newman metric. Some comments concerning the bag model of nucleons are made.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 286-296 |

Number of pages | 11 |

Journal | Journal of Mathematical Physics |

Volume | 33 |

Issue number | 1 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - 1992 |

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Kalnins, E. G., & Miller, W. (1992). Series solutions for the Dirac equation in Kerr-Newman space-time.

*Journal of Mathematical Physics*,*33*(1), 286-296. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.529963