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Soviet Physics Journal

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 17–19 | Cite as

On the velocity of electromagnetic and gravitational wave fronts

  • L. Ya. Arifov
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Abstract

It is shown that, in the space of the general theory of relativity, the velocity of an electromagnetic wave front in a non-inertial frame of reference, and of electromagnetic and gravitational wave fronts in a synchronous frame of reference, is constant and equal to the fundamental velocity. It is noted that the concept of a wave front is meaningful in synchronous frames of reference, of which inertial systems in a Minkowski world are a special case.

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General Theory Electromagnetic Wave Wave Front Gravitational Wave Inertial System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Ya. Arifov
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  1. 1.Samarkand State UniversityUSSR

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