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, Paul 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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Abstract

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
Volume42
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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Cooper, P. S., Alguard, M. J., Ehrlich, R. D., Hughes, V. W., Kobayakawa, H., Ladish, J. S., Lubell, M. S., Sasao, N., Schüler, K. P., Souder, P. A., Coward, D. H., Miller, R. H., Prescott, C. Y., Sherden, D. J., Sinclair, C. K., Baum, G., Raith, W., & Kondo, K. (1979). Experimental test of special relativity from a high-γ electron g-2 measurement. Physical Review Letters, 42(21), 1386-1389. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.42.1386