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General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 21, Issue 11, pp 1093–1098 | Cite as

Do Harrison transformations possess any physical meaning?

  • F. Fayos
  • E. Fornells
  • J. A. Lobo
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Abstract

We propose to give a physical interpretation of the Harrison transformations, so far considered merely as generation techniques of exact solutions of the Einstein-Maxwell equations, as the mechanism which makes a certain class of electrovacuum test fields (Papapetrou fields) gravitate themselves.

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Exact Solution Test Field Physical Meaning Differential Geometry Physical Interpretation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Fayos
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Fornells
    • 1
    • 3
  • J. A. Lobo
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Grup de Relativitat de l'Institut d'Estudis CatalansSocietat Catalana de CiènciesBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Departament de Fisica Aplicada de la UPCUniversitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Departament de Fisica FonamentalUniversitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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