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International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 559–567 | Cite as

Integration of Einstein's equations in the weak-field domain using the “Einstein” gauge

  • E. Hitzer
  • H. Dehnen
Article

Abstract

We propose a new alternative gauge for the Einstein equations instead of the de Donder gauge, which allows in the limit of weak fields a straightforward integration of these equations. The Newtonian potential plays a new and interesting role in this framework. The calculations are demonstrated explicitly for two simple astrophysical models.

Keywords

Green Function Einstein Equation Newtonian Potential Newtonian Limit Polytropic Index 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Hitzer
    • 1
  • H. Dehnen
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of KonstanzKonstanzGermany

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