MÄRZKE-WHEELER COORDINATES FOR ACCELERATED OBSERVERS IN SPECIAL RELATIVITY

@article{Pauri2000MRZKEWHEELERCF,
  title={M{\"A}RZKE-WHEELER COORDINATES FOR ACCELERATED OBSERVERS IN SPECIAL RELATIVITY},
  author={Massimo Pauri and Michele Vallisneri},
  journal={Foundations of Physics Letters},
  year={2000},
  volume={13},
  pages={401-425}
}
In special relativity, the definition of coordinate systems adapted to generic accelerated observers is a long-standing problem, which has found unequivocal solutions only for the simplest motions. We show that the Märzke-Wheeler construction, an extension of the Einstein synchronization convention, produces accelerated systems of coordinates with desirable properties: (a) they reduce to Lorentz coordinates in a neighborhood of the observers' world-lines; (b) they index continuously and… Expand

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