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11.5 With the definition that XM = [(v • x)v]/t>2 and x± = \ — XM, equations (11.20)

can be combined to yield the general

• V — (11.21) It should be noted that (1 1.21) represents a single Lorentz ...

11.5 With the definition that XM = [(v • x)v]/t>2 and x± = \ — XM, equations (11.20)

can be combined to yield the general

**Lorentz transformation**:* 1 ,\x-v 1 x' = x + - 1• V — (11.21) It should be noted that (1 1.21) represents a single Lorentz ...

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At time / the electron's rest frame K'and the laboratory frame K are related by a

now changed to K", related to K by a

At time / the electron's rest frame K'and the laboratory frame K are related by a

**Lorentz transformation**with velocity v. At time / + dt the electron's rest frame hasnow changed to K", related to K by a

**Lorentz transformation**with velocity v + 6v.Page 374

Sometimes a graphical display of

time variable a;0 = ct, rather than x4. This is called a Minkowski diagram and has

the virtue of dealing with real quantities. It has the major disadvantage that the ...

Sometimes a graphical display of

**Lorentz transformations**is made using a realtime variable a;0 = ct, rather than x4. This is called a Minkowski diagram and has

the virtue of dealing with real quantities. It has the major disadvantage that the ...

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