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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp 535–548 | Cite as

Are tachyon causal paradoxes solved?

  • Réjean Girard
  • Louis Marchildon
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Abstract

Tolman's paradox arises in Lorentz-invariant theories of superluminal particles. In this paper we first try to clarify the nature of the paradox and what it means to solve it. We then analyze the various attempts made to either solve or eliminate it. We show that general consequences can be drawn which hold in essentially all paradox-free schemes proposed so far.

Keywords

General Consequence Causal Paradox Superluminal Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Réjean Girard
    • 1
  • Louis Marchildon
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de PhysiqueUniversité du Québec à Trois-RivièresTrois-RivièresCanada

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