International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 22, Issue 12, pp 1123–1127 | Cite as

Axially symmetric solutions in general scalar-tensor theory

  • S. Chatterjee
  • A. Banerjee
Article

Abstract

We generalise Ernst's derivation of the axially symmetric solutions of Einstein's field equations to the general scalar-tensor theory proposed by Nordtvedt. The solution of the Nordtvedt theory differs by a conformai transformation from the Brans-Dicke solution. The Kerr-like solution of the Nordtvedt theory is obtained as an example.

Keywords

Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Field Equation Symmetric Solution 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Chatterjee
    • 1
  • A. Banerjee
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsB.B. CollegeAsansolIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsThe University of JadavpurCalcuttaIndia

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