Electromagnetic cavities and Lorentz invariance violation

  title={Electromagnetic cavities and Lorentz invariance violation},
  author={Holger Mueller and Claus Braxmaier and Sven Herrmann and Achim Peters and Claus Laemmerzahl},
  journal={Physical Review D},
Within the model of a Lorentz violating extension of the Maxwell sector of the standard model, modified light propagation leads to a change of the resonance frequency of an electromagnetic cavity, allowing cavity tests of Lorentz violation. However, the frequency is also affected by a material-dependent length change of the cavity due to a modified Coulomb potential arising from the same Lorentz violation as well. We derive the frequency change of the cavity taking both into account. The new… Expand

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