Simple model for tachyons

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The Frenkel-Kontorova model of a dislocation might be useful for the study of tachyons. The model has tachyonlike solutions which correspond to unstable states. This may explain why tachyons are unlikely to be observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1245-1246
Number of pages2
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number22
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1970
Externally publishedYes

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