Photon and graviton mass limits

@article{Goldhaber2010PhotonAG,
  title={Photon and graviton mass limits},
  author={Alfred Scharff Goldhaber and Michael Martin Nieto},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
  year={2010},
  volume={82},
  pages={939-979}
}
Efforts to place limits on deviations from canonical formulations of electromagnetism and gravity have probed length scales increasing dramatically over time. Historically, these studies have passed through three stages: (1) testing the power in the inverse-square laws of Newton and Coulomb, (2) seeking a nonzero value for the rest mass of photon or graviton, and (3) considering more degrees of freedom, allowing mass while preserving explicit gauge or general-coordinate invariance. Since the… Expand

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