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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 7, Issue 3–4, pp 245–253 | Cite as

A Lorentz-invariant clock

  • Richard Schlegel
Article

Abstract

Relative distance and velocity magnitudes between two arbitrarily moving particles are independent of an observer's reference frame, and may be used to construct theoretically a clock whose rate is Lorentz-invariant. This result is in accord with the principle of relativity, using the interaction interpretation: Relativistic changes arise in association with momentum-energy transfer, rather than in consequence of velocity-induced changes in measuring clocks and rods.

Keywords

Reference Frame Relative Distance Velocity Magnitude Interaction Interpretation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Schlegel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsMichigan State UniversityEast Lansing

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