# In a cyclotron, the time to make it all the way around is Different

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Can I apply the formula t= gamma * t' if the path is Circular?

BvU
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Why would you want to do that ?

Meir Achuz
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That formula is important for GPS location. But there is another term, due to the centripetal acceleration, that also depends on the observer's location.

jbriggs444
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That formula is important for GPS location. But there is another term, due to the centripetal acceleration, that also depends on the observer's location.
Are you trying to talk about gravitational time dilation in the context of a centrifugal acceleration field? Sounds like hogwash.

Ibix