1. Show that the infinitesimal boost by ##v^j## along the ##x^j##-axis is given by the Lorentz transformation
$$\Lambda_{\nu}^{\mu} = \begin{pmatrix}
1 & v^1 & v^2 & v^3 \\
v^1 & 1 & 0 & 0 \\
v^2 & 0 & 1 & 0 \\
v^3 & 0 & 0 & 1 \\
\end{pmatrix}$$
Attempted solution
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