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General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 1–7 | Cite as

Kerr-Schild-Vaidya fields with axial symmetry

  • Eduard Herlt
Research Articles

Abstract

This paper contains the Kerr-Schild-Vaidya fields with axial symmetry (all metric functions independent of Vaidya's coordinateβ) in closed form. The general problem of Kerr-Schild pure radiation fields without any symmetry can be reduced to a single partial differential equation by means of Kerr's theorem.

Keywords

Radiation Differential Equation Partial Differential Equation Closed Form General Problem 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduard Herlt
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  1. 1.Wissenschaftsbereich Relativistische Physik, Sektion PhysikFriedrich- Schiller- UniversitätJenaGerman Democratic Republic

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