Foundations of Physics

, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp 3–6 | Cite as

On the Non-Lorentz-Invariance of M.W. Evans’O(3)-Symmetry Law

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Abstract

In 1992 M.W. Evans proposed the O(3) symmetry of electromagnetic fields by adding a constant longitudinal magnetic field to the well-known transverse electric and magnetic fields of circularly polarized plane waves, such that certain cyclic relations of a so-called O(3) symmetry are fulfilled. Since then M.W. Evans has elevated this O(3) symmetry to the status of a new law of electromagnetics. As a law of physics must be invariant under admissible coordinate transforms, namely Lorentz transforms, in 2000 he published a proof of the Lorentz invariance of O(3) symmetry of electromagnetic fields. As will be shown below this proof is incorrect; more, after simple correction it will turn out here that the O(3) symmetry cannot be Lorentz invariant.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Darmstadt University of TechnologyDarmstadtGermany

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