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THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUIVALENCE AT FINITE TEMPERATURE
GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION
  • JF Donoghue, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • BR Holstein, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • RW ROBINETT
Publication Date
1985
Abstract
We demonstrate that the equivalence principle is violated by radiative corrections to the gravitational and inertial masses at finite temperature. We argue that this result can be attributed to the Lorentz noninvariance of the finite temperature vacuum.
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Comments
Published version is located at http://www.springerlink.com/content/uk7m572258h852n1/
Pages
207-214
Citation Information
JF Donoghue, BR Holstein and RW ROBINETT. "THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUIVALENCE AT FINITE TEMPERATURE" GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION Vol. 17 Iss. 3 (1985)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/barry_holstein/61/