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In the presence of Lorentz violation, the motion of a charged particle in a magnetic field is distorted. By measuring the eccentricities of particles’ elliptical orbits and studying how those eccentricities vary with the absolute orientation of the laboratory, it is possible to constrain the Lorentz-violating cJK parameters. For each observed species, this method can provide constraints on four linear combinations of coefficients for which, in some species, there are presently no two-sided bounds.

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Altschul, B. (2011). Bounding Lorentz violation at particle colliders by tracking the motion of charged particles. Physical Review D, 84(7).

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