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Physical Review D
Two theories of special relativity with an additional invariant scale, “doubly special relativity,” are tested with calculations of particle process kinematics. Using the Judes-Visser modified conservation laws, thresholds are studied in both theories. In contrast with some linear approximations, which allow for particle processes forbidden in special relativity, both the Amelino-Camelia and Magueijo-Smolin frameworks allow no additional processes. To first order, the Amelino-Camelia framework thresholds are lowered and the Magueijo-Smolin framework thresholds may be raised or lowered.
Heyman, Daniel '03; Hinterleitner, F.; and Major, Seth, "Reaction thresholds in doubly special relativity" (2004). Hamilton Digital Commons.
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