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63 ) v2G ) NC where t , and t , are the corresponding times in K . Another fruitful

concept in special relativity is the idea of the light cone and “

time - like ” separations between two events . Consider Fig . 11 . 10 , in which the

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63 ) v2G ) NC where t , and t , are the corresponding times in K . Another fruitful

concept in special relativity is the idea of the light cone and “

**space**- like ” and “time - like ” separations between two events . Consider Fig . 11 . 10 , in which the

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If S122 > 0 , the events are said to have a

always possible to find a Lorentz transformation to a new coordinate system K '

where ( ti ' – tz ) = 0 and S12 = ( x1 ' – x2 ) 2 + ( yı ' – yz ' ) 2 + ( 21 ' – zz ? ) ?

If S122 > 0 , the events are said to have a

**space**- like separation , because it isalways possible to find a Lorentz transformation to a new coordinate system K '

where ( ti ' – tz ) = 0 and S12 = ( x1 ' – x2 ) 2 + ( yı ' – yz ' ) 2 + ( 21 ' – zz ? ) ?

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The other components of f yield similar results , showing that ( 11 . 126 ) can be

written as fx = - Fxv y k = 1 , 2 , 3 ( 11 . 128 ) Va The right - hand side of ( 11 . 128

) is evidently the

The other components of f yield similar results , showing that ( 11 . 126 ) can be

written as fx = - Fxv y k = 1 , 2 , 3 ( 11 . 128 ) Va The right - hand side of ( 11 . 128

) is evidently the

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

References and suggested reading | 50 |

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