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KLT of radio signals from relativistic spaceships in uniform and decelerated motion

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Abstract

It is well known that in special relativity two time variables exist: the coordinate time t, which is the time measured in the fixed reference frame, and the proper time τ, which is the time shown by a clock rigidly connected to the moving body. They are related by
$$ \tau (t) = \int_0^t {\sqrt {1 - \frac{{v^2 (s)}} {{c^2 }}} ds} $$
(11.1)
where v(t) is the body velocity and c is the speed of light (see [1, p. 44]).

Keywords

Time Variable Reference Frame Special Relativity Proper Time Radio Signal 
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