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Does coordinate system = gauge ?

  1. Jun 9, 2009 #1
    Does "coordinate system" = "gauge"?

    Are "coordinate system" and "gauge" the same thing?
    What about "coordinate transformation" and "gauge transformation"?
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  3. Jun 9, 2009 #2


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    Re: Does "coordinate system" = "gauge"?

    No, they're not the same. I'm not sure about more advanced theories, but in the context of electrodynamics gauge and coordinate system are different things.
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2009
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