# Fitzgerald contraction for a proton in the Large Hadron Collider

1. May 31, 2010

### Loren Booda

By what factor would the radius parallel to the direction of travel contract for a 7 TeV proton, relative to an antiparallel 7 TeV proton, in the Large Hadron Collider?

2. Jun 1, 2010

### tom.stoer

Outline of the calculation:
- calculate v from 7 TeV