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Title: Limit on the anisotropy of the one-way maximum attainable speed of the electron

Abstract

We report here the first experimental result for the anisotropy of the one-way maximum attainable speed of the electron, $$\vec{\Delta c_{1,e}}$$, obtained via the study of a sidereal time dependence of a difference between the electron and positron beam momenta in the CESR storage ring at Cornell University. At 95 percent confidence, an upper limit for the component of $$\Delta \vec {c}_{1,e}/c$$ perpendicular to Earth's rotational axis is found to be $$5.5 \times 10^{-15}$$.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3]
  1. Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)
  2. North Carolina Central Univ., Durham, NC (United States)
  3. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (United States); Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP); National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1618300
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-20-3125; DOE/OR/23177-4971; arXiv:2001.00999
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010; PRVDAQ
Grant/Contract Number:  
PHYS-1416318; DGE-1144153
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 101; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; special relativity; symmetries; electrons

Citation Formats

Bergan, W., Forster, M. J., Khachatryan, V., Rider, N., Rubin, D. L., Vlahovic, B., and Wojtsekhowski, B. Limit on the anisotropy of the one-way maximum attainable speed of the electron. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.101.032004.
Bergan, W., Forster, M. J., Khachatryan, V., Rider, N., Rubin, D. L., Vlahovic, B., & Wojtsekhowski, B. Limit on the anisotropy of the one-way maximum attainable speed of the electron. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.101.032004
Bergan, W., Forster, M. J., Khachatryan, V., Rider, N., Rubin, D. L., Vlahovic, B., and Wojtsekhowski, B. Wed . "Limit on the anisotropy of the one-way maximum attainable speed of the electron". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.101.032004. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1618300.
@article{osti_1618300,
title = {Limit on the anisotropy of the one-way maximum attainable speed of the electron},
author = {Bergan, W. and Forster, M. J. and Khachatryan, V. and Rider, N. and Rubin, D. L. and Vlahovic, B. and Wojtsekhowski, B.},
abstractNote = {We report here the first experimental result for the anisotropy of the one-way maximum attainable speed of the electron, $\vec{\Delta c_{1,e}}$, obtained via the study of a sidereal time dependence of a difference between the electron and positron beam momenta in the CESR storage ring at Cornell University. At 95 percent confidence, an upper limit for the component of $\Delta \vec {c}_{1,e}/c$ perpendicular to Earth's rotational axis is found to be $5.5 \times 10^{-15}$.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.101.032004},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 3,
volume = 101,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {2}
}

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