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General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 19, Issue 12, pp 1195–1201 | Cite as

On the gravitational field of a plane plate in general relativity

  • Jan Novotný
  • Jaromír Kučera
  • Jan Horský
Research Articles

Abstract

It is shown that a static solution of the Einstein equations inside an infinite plate of an ideal liquid with continuous metric coefficients and their first derivatives cannot have a plane of mirror symmetry. As a consequence, the boundaries of the plate are joined with qualitatively different vacuum solutions on both sides of the plate.

Keywords

General Relativity Static Solution Mirror Symmetry Differential Geometry Gravitational Field 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Novotný
  • Jaromír Kučera
  • Jan Horský
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  1. 1.Department of Theoretical Physics of the JEP UniversityBrnoCzechoslovakia

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