Reconcile Planck scale discreteness and the Lorentz-Fitzgerald contraction

@article{Rovelli2003ReconcilePS,
  title={Reconcile Planck scale discreteness and the Lorentz-Fitzgerald contraction},
  author={C. Rovelli and Simone Speziale},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2003},
  volume={67},
  pages={064019}
}
A Planck-scale minimal observable length appears in many approaches to quantum gravity. It is sometimes argued that this minimal length might conflict with Lorentz invariance, because a boosted observer could see the minimal length further Lorentz contracted. We show that this is not the case within loop quantum gravity. In loop quantum gravity the minimal length (more precisely, minimal area) does not appear as a fixed property of geometry, but rather as the minimal (nonzero) eigenvalue of a… Expand

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