# Why Cerenkov Radiation May Not Occur, Even When It Is Allowed by Lorentz-Violating Kinematics

## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. The Chern–Simons Term in Electrodynamics

## 3. Vanishing of the Cerenkov Rate

## 4. Concluding Remarks

## Acknowledgments

## Conflicts of Interest

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**Table 1.**z-parity values for the field components, with + and − denoting even and odd parity, respectively.

Field | z-Parity | ||
---|---|---|---|

$\widehat{\mathit{r}}$ | $\widehat{\mathit{\theta}}$ | $\widehat{\mathit{\varphi}}$ | |

$\overrightarrow{E}$ | + | − | − |

$\overrightarrow{B}$ | − | + | + |

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