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A Space-Based Optical Kennedy-Thorndike Experiment Testing Special Relativity

Milke, Alexander and Aguilera, Deborah and Gürlebeck, Norman and Schuldt, Thilo and Döringshoff, R. and Spannagel, Ruven and Herrmann, Sven and Lämmerzahl, Claus and Peters, Achim and Biering, Bernd and Dittus, Hansjörg and Braxmaier, Claus (2013) A Space-Based Optical Kennedy-Thorndike Experiment Testing Special Relativity. Proceedings of the European Time and Frequency Forum (EFTF 2013), Prague (Czech Republic), Prague, Czech Republic.

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Abstract

We propose a small satellite mission that aims for testing the foundations of special relativity by performing a Kennedy-Thorndike (KT) experiment. A potential boost dependence of the velocity of light is measured by comparing a length reference (i.e. a highly stable optical resonator) with a molecular frequency reference. By employing clocks with 10

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/88187/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:A Space-Based Optical Kennedy-Thorndike Experiment Testing Special Relativity
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Milke, AlexanderZARM, University of Bremen, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Aguilera, DeborahDLR-RY, BremenUNSPECIFIED
Gürlebeck, NormanZARM, University of Bremen, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Schuldt, ThiloDLR-RY, BremenUNSPECIFIED
Döringshoff, R.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Spannagel, RuvenDLR-RY, BremenUNSPECIFIED
Herrmann, SvenZARM, University of BremenUNSPECIFIED
Lämmerzahl, ClausZARM, University of Bremen, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Peters, AchimUniversity of Berlin, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Biering, BerndDLR-RY, BremenUNSPECIFIED
Dittus, HansjörgDLR-RY, BremenUNSPECIFIED
Braxmaier, Clausclaus.braxmaier (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:August 2013
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:fundamental physics test, Kennedy-Thorndike experiment
Event Title:Proceedings of the European Time and Frequency Forum (EFTF 2013), Prague (Czech Republic)
Event Location:Prague, Czech Republic
Event Type:international Conference
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R - no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - no assignment
Location: Bremen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Space Systems > Systems Enabling Technologies
Deposited By: Aguilera, Deborah
Deposited On:13 Feb 2014 10:11
Last Modified:08 May 2014 23:20

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