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Edwards transformatin equations and SRT

  1. Nov 7, 2008 #1
    Y.Z Zhang [1] shows that the synchrony parameter dependent Edwards' transformations could be derived in two different ways:
    a. Considering the second postulate stated as an invariance of the round trip speed of light,
    b. Performing the Lorentz-Einstein transformations of the event generated by the one way subluminal signal that performs the synchronization of the clocks in one of the involved inertial reference frames. Different particular values of the synchrony parameter recover transformation equations proposed by Selleri et all.
    My problem is that if we take into account b. it is necessary to prove that the obtained transformation equations are not conflicting with Einstein's special relativity theory?
    [1] Y.Z. Zhang, Special Relativity and its Experimental Foundations (World Scientific, Singapore, London 1997)
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