Lorentz factor

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Lorentz factor

[′lȯr‚ens ‚fak·tər]
(relativity)
An important parameter in special relativity, equal to 1/√(1-(v / c)2), where c is the speed of light and v is the constant relative velocity of two frames of reference.
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From Equation (4) for [[epsilon].sub.[perpendicular to]]([omega]), it can be observed that for calculating the second Lorentz term a loop of M iterations is required.
However, the accuracy improvement obtained via adding more Lorentz terms comes with a price.