2-7 June 2019
Simon Fraser University
America/Vancouver timezone
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Detecting Lorentz invariance violations with a quantum cavity

Jun 5, 2019, 2:30 PM
15m
SCB 9242 (Simon Fraser University)

SCB 9242

Simon Fraser University

Oral (Non-Student) / Orale (non-étudiant(e)) Theoretical Physics / Physique théorique (DTP-DPT) W2-4 Fields and Strings II (DTP) | Champs et cordes II (DPT)

Speaker

Sanjeev Seahra

Description

We study a scalar field in a 1D quantum cavity governed by a non-Lorentz invariant action. We demonstrate that the energy levels depend on the velocity of the cavity's walls with respect to a preferred frame, which is a stark violation of the principle of relativity.

Primary author

Sanjeev Seahra

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