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Hauptseminar: Special Relativity Summer semester 2018

General Information

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Professor:

Prof. Dr. Frans R. Klinkhamer

Assistants:

Dr. José Queiruga & Dr. Viacheslav Emelyanov

Seminar time:

The first seminar is scheduled for April 30, 2018 at 11:30.
Further dates will be determined later.

Seminar place:

Seminar room 12-01 in the building 30.23

Sign-up:

This seminar is aimed at Diplom/Master-level students. We will discuss some of the most important Einstein papers.

If you would like to participate in the seminar, you must attend the first meeting, in which the seminar topics will be distributed.
If for some reason you cannot attend the first meeting, please contact Dr. Queiruga beforehand.

Schedule

1

14.05.2018

X.Y.

A. Michelson and E. Morley, "On the relative motion of the earth and the luminiferous ether," Am. J. Sci. 34, 333 (1987).

2

28.05.2018

X.Y.

H.A. Lorentz, "Electromagnetic phenomena in a system moving with any velocity smaller than that of ligth," Proc. Royal Acad. Amsterdam 6, 809 (1904).

3

11.06.2018

X.Y.

A. Einstein, "On the electrodynamics of moving bodies," Ann.Phys. 17, 891 (1905).

4

18.06.2018

X.Y.

A. Einstein, "Does the inertia of a body depend on its energy content?," Ann.Phys. 18, 639 (1905).

5

02.07.2018

X.Y.

A. Einstein, "On the relativity principle and the conclusions drawn from it," Jahrbuch der Radioactovität 4, 411 (1907).

6

09.07.2018

X.Y.

R. J. Kennedy and E.M. Thorndike, "Experimental stablishment of the relativity of time," Phys. Rev. 42, 400 (1932).

7

16.07.2018

X.Y.

H. Ives and G. Stilwell, "An experimental study of the rate of a moving atomic clock," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 28, 215 (1938).