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Electromagnetic radiation in the general theory of relativity. I


The possibilities are investigated for the joint solution of Einstein's and Maxwell's equations for an isotropic electromagnetic field. Three groups of metric forms of space are shown, in which such a solution is permissible.

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Translated from Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii, Fizika, No. 4, pp. 65–69, April, 1973.

In conclusion the author thanks Professor V. I. Rodichev and Professor D. D. Ivanenko for an interesting discussion of the problem considered in the paper.

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Razgovorov, N.N. Electromagnetic radiation in the general theory of relativity. I. Soviet Physics Journal 16, 494–498 (1973).

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  • Radiation
  • General Theory
  • Electromagnetic Field
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Joint Solution