Classical and Relativistic Derivation of the Sagnac Effect
© Wolfgang Engelhardt, 2013
Both the classical and the relativistic composition law for velocities are applied to re-calculate the Sagnac Effect. The ensuing formulae for the fringe shift are found to differ already in first order of v/c. Whilst the classical formula is validated by interferometric measurements and verified by the GPS-system, this is not the case for the relativistic result.
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- 30. Juli 2013