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advanced_tools:group_theory:lorentz_group [2018/04/08 15:13]
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 **Definition of the Lorentz transformations** **Definition of the Lorentz transformations**
  
-It follows from the postulates of [[models:​special_relativity|special relativity]] that+It follows from the postulates of [[theories:​special_relativity|special relativity]] that
 $d s^2 = \eta^{\mu \nu} dx_\mu dx_\nu$ stays exactly the same in all inertial frames of reference: $d s^2 = \eta^{\mu \nu} dx_\mu dx_\nu$ stays exactly the same in all inertial frames of reference:
 \begin{equation} ds'^2 = dx'​_\mu dx'​_\nu \eta^{\mu\nu} = ds^2 = dx_\mu dx_\nu \eta^{\mu\nu} \, ,​\end{equation} \begin{equation} ds'^2 = dx'​_\mu dx'​_\nu \eta^{\mu\nu} = ds^2 = dx_\mu dx_\nu \eta^{\mu\nu} \, ,​\end{equation}
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