Limits on neutron Lorentz violation from pulsar timing

  title={Limits on neutron Lorentz violation from pulsar timing},
  author={Brett Altschul},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  • B. Altschul
  • Published 8 August 2006
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
Pulsars are the most accurate naturally occurring clocks, and data about them can be used to set bounds on neutron-sector Lorentz violations. If SO(3) rotation symmetry is completely broken for neutrons, then pulsars' rotation speeds will vary periodically. Pulsar timing data limits the relevant Lorentz-violating coefficients to be smaller than 1.7x10{sup -8} at at least 90% confidence. 

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    Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society
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