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Laying the ghost of the relativistic temperature transformation

Landsberg, Peter T. and Matsas, George E.A. (1996) Laying the ghost of the relativistic temperature transformation Physics Letters A, 223, (6), pp. 401-403. (doi:10.1016/S0375-9601(96)00791-8).

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Using the Unruh-DeWitt detector, it is shown that a universal and continuous Lorentz transformation of temperature cannot exist for black-body radiation. Since any valid Lorentz transformation of temperature must be able to deal with black-body radiation, it is concluded that a universal and continuous temperature transformation does not exist.

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Published date: 1996


Local EPrints ID: 29469
ISSN: 0375-9601
PURE UUID: 48efa978-31d2-47b1-91e6-c71bde7aefe3

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Date deposited: 08 Feb 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:57

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Author: Peter T. Landsberg
Author: George E.A. Matsas

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