General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 26, Issue 7, pp 687–729 | Cite as

Physical interpretation of vacuum solutions of Einstein's equations. Part II. Time-dependent solutions

  • W. B. Bonnor
  • J. B. Griffiths
  • M. A. H. MacCallum
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Abstract

The study of interpretations of the vacuum solutions of Einstein's field equations is continued by considering some well known time-dependent solutions. Among these are metrics representing accelerating particles, cylindrical and plane waves and cosmological solutions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. B. Bonnor
    • 1
  • J. B. Griffiths
    • 2
  • M. A. H. MacCallum
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary and Westfield CollegeUniversity of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Mathematical SciencesLoughborough University of TechnologyLoughboroughUK

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