The Standard-Model Extension and Gravitational Tests
AbstractThe Standard-Model Extension (SME) provides a comprehensive effective field-theory framework for the study of CPT and Lorentz symmetry. This work reviews the structure and philosophy of the SME and provides some intuitive examples of symmetry violation. The results of recent gravitational tests performed within the SME are summarized including analysis of results from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), sensitivities achieved in short-range gravity experiments, constraints from cosmic-ray data, and results achieved by studying planetary ephemerids. Some proposals and ongoing efforts will also be considered including gravimeter tests, tests of the Weak Equivalence Principle, and antimatter experiments. Our review of the above topics is augmented by several original extensions of the relevant work. We present new examples of symmetry violation in the SME and use the cosmic-ray analysis to place first-ever constraints on 81 additional operators. View Full-Text
Scifeed alert for new publicationsNever miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
- Get alerts for new papers matching your research
- Find out the new papers from selected authors
- Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
- Define your Scifeed now
Tasson, J.D. The Standard-Model Extension and Gravitational Tests. Symmetry 2016, 8, 111.
Tasson JD. The Standard-Model Extension and Gravitational Tests. Symmetry. 2016; 8(11):111.Chicago/Turabian Style
Tasson, Jay D. 2016. "The Standard-Model Extension and Gravitational Tests." Symmetry 8, no. 11: 111.
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.