Research Articles

General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 109-112

First online:

On the asymptotic flatness of theC metrics at spatial infinity

  • Tevian DrayAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, Syracuse University

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It is shown that a family of exact, radiating solutions of Einstein's field equations (theC metrics) is asymptotically flat at spatial infinity (in the sense of Ashtekar-Hansen). The ADM and Bondi masses are discussed.