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Laying the ghost of the relativistic temperature transformation

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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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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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Published date: 1996

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Local EPrints ID: 29469
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/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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