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International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 231–242 | Cite as

Vacuum metrics without symmetry

  • Ivor Robinson
  • Joanna R. Robinson
Article

Abstract

Vacuum metrics admitting null, geodetic, expanding, shear-free congruences are investigated. A new solution is derived which contains three holomorphic functions of a complex variable. It includes, as special cases, a number of well-known solutions such as those of Kerr and Taub-NUT. In general, however, it admits no Killing vectors.

Keywords

Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Holomorphic Function Complex Variable 
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© Plenum Publishing Company Limited 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivor Robinson
    • 1
  • Joanna R. Robinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Southwest Center for Advanced StudiesDallas

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