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Linear Wave Equations

  • Nicolas GinouxEmail author
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 786)

Abstract

This chapter deals with linear wave equations on Lorentzian manifolds. We first recall the physical origin of that equation which describes the propagation of a wave in space.

Keywords

Wave Equation Cauchy Problem Fundamental Solution Minkowski Space Lorentzian Manifold 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NWF I - Mathematik Universität RegensburgRegensburgGermany

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