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Once again about the equivalence principle

 a,  b
a Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation
b Institute for Nuclear Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, prosp. 60-letiya Oktyabrya 7a, Moscow, 117312, Russian Federation

The formulation of the equivalence principle underlying the general theory of relativity is considered. Implications of the equivalence principle are discussed with regard to a charge placed in a locally uniform gravitational field or a uniformly accelerated reference frame (the problem was addressed earlier elsewhere, for example by Ginzburg and co-workers in 1962). The criticism by Logunov and co-workers of the canonical equivalence principle in electrodynamics as presented in the earlier review by Ginzburg and co-workers is shown to be irrelevant.

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PACS: 04.20.−q, 04.20.Cv (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1995v038n02ABEH000071
Citation: Ginzburg V L, Eroshenko Yu N "Once again about the equivalence principle" Phys. Usp. 38 195–201 (1995)
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T1 Once again about the equivalence principle
A1 Ginzburg,V.L.
A1 Eroshenko,Yu.N.
PB Physics-Uspekhi
PY 1995
FD 10 Feb, 1995
JF Physics-Uspekhi
JO Phys. Usp.
VO 38
IS 2
SP 195-201
DO 10.1070/PU1995v038n02ABEH000071

Оригинал: Гинзбург В Л, Ерошенко Ю Н «Еще раз о принципе эквивалентности» УФН 165 205–211 (1995); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0165.199502e.0205

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