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Axially symmetric Brans-Dicke-Maxwell solutions

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Following a method of John and Goswami new solutions of coupled Brans-Dicke-Maxwell theory are generated from Zipoy's solutions in oblate and prolate spheroidal coordinates for source-free gravitational field. All these solutions become Euclidean at infinity. The asymptotic behavior and the singularity of the solutions are discussed and a comparative study made with the corresponding Einstein-Maxwell solutions. The possibility of a very large red shift from the boundary of the spheroids is also discussed.

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Chatterjee, S. Axially symmetric Brans-Dicke-Maxwell solutions. Int J Theor Phys 20, 331–338 (1981).

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