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Noninvariant One-Way Velocity of Light and Particle Collisions

Franco Selleri
Year: 1996 Pages: 17
Keywords: Special relativity, Clock syncrhronization, Elementary particle collisions
Recently pubblished space-time transformations between inertial systems (different from the Lorentz transormations) are reviewed. Energy and momentum are defined consistently with these new transformation laws. Formally they equal the usual relativistic expressions only in the privileged frame, but numerically they do so in all inertial frames. All the precise experimental data concerning thresholds for inelastic processes, particle masses, and so on, can thus be explained also within this new theoretical framework.