A general principle for light reflecting from a uniformly moving mirror: A relativistic treatment
Light reflecting from a stationary mirror. mirror vector, m = length of mirror, photon momenta before and after reflection, momentum change vector.
The experiment shown in Fig. 1 as seen from the x′ y′-frame. mirror vector; m′ = length of mirror; photon momenta before and after reflection; momentum change vector.
Stationary mirror at an angle with .
The experiment shown in Fig. 3 as seen from the x′ y′-frame when /c = 0.5. The incident and reflected angles are calculated using Eqs. (16) and (17). (Note that remains horizontal).
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