Unified Form of the Initial Value Conditions

  • James W. York
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 367)


In this paper both the initial value problem and the conformal thin sandwich problem are written in a unified way.


Conformal Transformation Extrinsic Curvature Riemann Tensor Constant Mean Curvature Lapse Function 
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The author thanks Michael Brown for his invaluable assistance in preparing the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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