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1 Basic Review of Relativity The basic postulates of special relativity are twofold: 1) The laws of physics are equally valid in all inertial reference systems, where inertial means that Newton’s first law holds. 2) The speed of light is constant and of the same value in all inertial systems. The first of these postulates is familiar from Newtonian mechanics. It means that the laws of physics do not depend upon either the location, the orientation, or the constant velocity of the reference frame that we use to describe motion.
So for particle physics an understanding of special relativity is crucial. Here I will review the basics of special relativity . You probably have seen this material elsewhere – but what we do here might be in a repackaged notation that you may not be familiar with . 1 Basic Review of Relativity The basic postulates of special relativity are twofold: 1) The laws of physics are equally valid in all inertial reference systems, where inertial means that Newton’s first law holds. 2) The speed of light is constant and of the same value in all inertial systems.
Multiplication of the time by c ensures that each coordinate has units of length. In other words, we measure the time elapsed in terms of the lighttravel-time: how far light would travel in a given time. Since all observers agree on what the speed of light is, the difference in ct as measured by various observers is equivalent to the difference in time t. Now we can write the particular Lorentz transformation given in eq. 10) xµ = Λµ ν xν where Λµ ν = 0 0 1 0 ν=0 0 0 01 1 1−β 2 with γ = √ and nents of the matrix Λ Λ0 0 = Λ1 1 = γ µ β = v/c.
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