Chapter 2: Space and Time in Special Relativity

Special relativity, along with quantum mechanics, is considered a cornerstone of modern physics. In fact, the combination of special relativity and quantum mechanics yields relativistic quantum mechanics. While this book is not a book on relativistic quantum mechanics,1 the knowledge of basic relativity is important for the understanding of quantum mechanics.

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1See for example, J. J. Sakurai, Advanced Quantum Mechanics, Addison-Wesley (1967).

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