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Einstein dynamics without special-relativistic kinematics

Abstract

The Michelson-Morley result is described empirically by generalized Doppler equations. If the phase of a light wave is not invariant, in agreement with the quantum nature of light, special-relativistic kinematics need not be assumed. Einstein particle dynamics and Maxwell-Lorentz electrodynamics in a moving system are derived without assuming special-relativistic kinematics. An alternative explanation for the decay rate of moving radioactive particles is presented. The observation of a third-order Doppler effect may yield the velocity of the closed laboratory.

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Wesley, J.P. Einstein dynamics without special-relativistic kinematics. Found Phys 10, 503–511 (1980). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00708747

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Keywords

  • Decay Rate
  • Alternative Explanation
  • Doppler Effect
  • Light Wave
  • Particle Dynamic