, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 274–283 | Cite as

Conservation laws, equivalence principle and forbidden radiation modes

  • Cihan SaçlioğluEmail author
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There are standard proofs showing there can be no monopole electromagnetic radiation and no dipole gravitational radiation. We supplement these with a global topological argument for the former, and a local argument based directly on the principle of equivalence for the latter.


Radiation conservation laws equivalence principle 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and Natural SciencesSabanci UniversityTuzla, IstanbulTurkey

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