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International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 209–217 | Cite as

Conformally invariant gravitational waves in a modified gravitational theory

  • S. N. Pandey
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Abstract

An attempt is made to obtain a conformally invariant gravitational wave equation in an isotropic background universe by modifying the Einstein field equation through a correction term proposed in the Hilbert Lagrangian in the form of a series of finite terms inR (≡g ik R ik ). It is shown that only those waves which are described by Bessel functionJ0() in curved background can be transformed as classically periodic waves in flat background [without restricting the scale factora(η)].

Keywords

Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Wave Equation Field Equation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Pandey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied SciencesM. M. M. Engineering CollegeGorakhpurIndia

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