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Radiative Spacetimes

  • Bičàk J. 
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Abstract

The question of existence of general, asymptotically flat radiative spacetimes and examples of explicit classes of radiative solutions of Einstein’s field equations are discussed in the light of some new developments. The examples are cylindrical waves, Robinson-Trautman and type N spacetimes, and especially boost- rotation symmetric spacetimes, representing uniformly accelerated particles or black holes.

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Black Hole Gravitational Wave Killing Vector Gravitational Radiation Cauchy Hypersurface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical PhysicsCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic

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