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On incorrect formulations of the equivalence principle

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State Research Center Institute ofHigh Energy Physics, ul. Pobedy 1, Protvino, Moscow Region, 142280, Russian Federation

Early formulations of the equivalence principle (EP) [1-3, 6] are discussed and a critical analysis of them is given. It is shown that the main conclusions of papers [3, 5] are erroneous. The formulation of EP is presented as given by A Einstein in 1933 [9]. It is this formulation of EP that underlies the general theory of relativity (GTR).

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PACS: 04.20.−q, 04.20.Cv (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1996v039n01ABEH000128
Citation: Logunov A A, Mestvirishvili M A, Chugreev Yu V "On incorrect formulations of the equivalence principle" Phys. Usp. 39 73–79 (1996)
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T1 On incorrect formulations of the equivalence principle
A1 Logunov,A.A.
A1 Mestvirishvili,M.A.
A1 Chugreev,Yu.V.
PB Physics-Uspekhi
PY 1996
FD 10 Jan, 1996
JF Physics-Uspekhi
JO Phys. Usp.
VO 39
IS 1
SP 73-79
DO 10.1070/PU1996v039n01ABEH000128

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