Experimental test of special relativity from a high-γ electron g-2 measurement

P. S. Cooper, M. J. Alguard, R. D. Ehrlich, V. W. Hughes, H. Kobayakawa, J. S. Ladish, M. S. Lubell, N. Sasao, K. P. Schüler, P. A. Souder, D. H. Coward, R. H. Miller, C. Y. Prescott, D. J. Sherden, C. K. Sinclair, G. Baum, W. Raith, K. Kondo

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We report a verification of the theory of special relativity at a value of γ2.5×104 based upon a comparison of electron g-2 measurements at meV and GeV kinetic energies. Specially we obtain a measure of the equivalence between the quantities γ(1-β2)-12 and γ(pm0)dpdE.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1386-1389
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number21
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Physics and Astronomy


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