Action-at-a-Distance on the Light Cone

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Scientific Paper
Title Action-at-a-Distance on the Light Cone
Author(s) Al F Kracklauer
Keywords Wheeler-Feynman, relativistic electrodynamics, time dilation, asymmetric aging
Published 2006
Journal None


I will present a description of a modified version of what is known as the ?Wheeler-Feynman action-at-a-distance? formulation of relativistic electrodynamics, but devoid of advanced interaction and asymmetric aging. I will describe initial results of a study using this formulation to analyze time dilation experiments using muon decay which shows that this is a space-time perspective effect that does not contribute to asymmetric aging (the twin paradox).