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Suppose a photon is approaching the origin of set of three cartesian axes, along the negative part of the z axis.

If we put a slit, geometrically defined as:

1a) half plane z = 0 and x >= epsilon

2a) half plane z = 0 and x <= -1 * epsilon

Note that the slit width is 2 * epsilon.

After the photon has passed through it a diffraction pattern can be seen. We know it.

Now suppose this photon approaches the origin with a different structure put in its way.

Let this structure be defined as follows:

1b) half plane z = 0 and x >= epsilon

2b) half plane z = 1 and x <= -1 * epsilon

If the limiting case of Lorentz Transfomation to a c moving reference frame applies, the diffraction pattern should be the same in these two cases, for the photon would "see" the longitudinal dimension of our world condensed in one point, and so, both constructions would be the same to this photon.

Does this line of thought seem to be correct?

Best wishes

DaTario