Tolman’s paradox and the proper treatment of time in relativistic theories
作者: StuartBoehmer
刊名: Physics Essays, 2017, Vol.30 (3), pp.239-242
来源数据库: Physics Essays
DOI: 10.4006/0836-1398-30.3.239
原始语种摘要: An expression of the law of causality is proposed, which is shown not to apply to faster-than-light travel (“tachyons”). It is proposed, in view of this, to deal with time in relativistic theories by using proper time measured along a trajectory rather than as an arbitrary foliation of an extended reference frame in space-time. Considerations from the quantum theory of particles also show that Tolman’s paradox does not really arise for the case of single tachyon transmission, as quantum particles have no identities or trajectories and therefore cannot be tracked continuously.
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关键词翻译
  • paradox 悖论
  • causality 因果律
  • trajectory 轨道
  • proper 合适的
  • proposed 建议的
  • relativistic 相对论的
  • tachyon 快子
  • reference 基准电压源
  • travel 旅行
  • arise 发生