Volume 702 2006

Special Relativity

Will it Survive the Next 101 Years?

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ISBN: 978-3-540-34522-0 (Print) 978-3-540-34523-7 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Historical and Philosophical Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XVI

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      Pages 3-14

      Isotropy of Inertia: A Sensitive Early Experimental Test

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      Pages 15-31

      The Challenge of Practice: Einstein, Technological Development and Conceptual Innovation

  2. Foundation and Formalism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XVI

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      Pages 35-44

      Foundations of Special Relativity Theory

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      Pages 45-111

      Algebraic and Geometric Structures in Special Relativity

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      Pages 112-132

      Quantum Theory in Accelerated Frames of Reference

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      Pages 133-162

      Vacuum Fluctuations, Geometric Modular Action and Relativistic Quantum Information Theory

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      Pages 163-187

      Spacetime Metric from Local and Linear Electrodynamics: A New Axiomatic Scheme

  3. Violations of Lorentz Invariance?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XVI

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      Pages 191-226

      Overview of the Standard Model Extension: Implications and Phenomenology of Lorentz Violation

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      Pages 227-278

      Anything Beyond Special Relativity?

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      Pages 279-298

      Doubly Special Relativity as a Limit of Gravity

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      Pages 299-345

      Corrections to Flat-Space Particle Dynamics Arising from Space Granularity

  4. Experimental Search

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XVI

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      Pages 349-384

      Test Theories for Lorentz Invariance

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      Pages 385-400

      Test of Lorentz Invariance Using a Continuously Rotating Optical Resonator

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      Pages 401-415

      A Precision Test of the Isotropy of the Speed of Light Using Rotating Cryogenic Optical Cavities

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      Pages 416-450

      Rotating Resonator-Oscillator Experiments to Test Lorentz Invariance in Electrodynamics

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      Pages 451-478

      Recent Experimental Tests of Special Relativity

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      Pages 479-492

      Experimental Test of Time Dilation by Laser Spectroscopy on Fast Ion Beams

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      Pages 493-505

      Tests of Lorentz Symmetry in the Spin-Coupling Sector

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      Pages 506-531

      Do Evanescent Modes Violate Relativistic Causality?