Science-advisor
REGISTER info/FAQ
Login
username
password
     
forgot password?
register here
 
Research articles
  search articles
  reviews guidelines
  reviews
  articles index
My Pages
my alerts
  my messages
  my reviews
  my favorites
 
 
Stat
Members: 2519
Articles: 1'946'041
Articles rated: 2571

29 March 2020
 
  » arxiv » gr-qc/0208074

  Article overview


The Newtonian limit of spacetimes describing uniformly accelerated particles
R. Lazkoz ; J.A. Valiente Kroon ;
Date 26 Aug 2002
Journal Proc.Roy.Soc.Lond. A460 (2004) 995-1016
Subject gr-qc
AbstractWe discuss the Newtonian limit of boost-rotation symmetric spacetimes by means of the Ehler’s frame theory. Conditions for the existence of such a limit are given and, in particular, we show that asymptotic flatness is an essential requirement for the existence of such a limit. Consequently, generalized boost-rotation symmetric spacetimes describing particles moving in uniform fields will not possess a Newtonian limit. In the cases where the boost-rotation symmetric spacetime is asymptotically flat and its Newtonian limit exists, then it is non-zero only for the instant of time symmetry and its value is given by a Poisson integral. The relation of this result with the (Newtonian) gravitational potential suggested by the weak field approximation is discussed. We illustrate our analysis through some examples: the two monopoles solution, the Curzon-Chazy particle solution, the generalized Bonnor-Swaminarayan solution, and the C metric.
Source arXiv, gr-qc/0208074
Services Forum | Review | PDF | Favorites   
 
Visitor rating: did you like this article? no 1   2   3   4   5   yes

No review found.
 Did you like this article?

This article or document is ...
important:
of broad interest:
readable:
new:
correct:
Global appreciation:

  Note: answers to reviews or questions about the article must be posted in the forum section.
Authors are not allowed to review their own article. They can use the forum section.

browser CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/)






ScienXe.org
» my Online CV
» Free


News, job offers and information for researchers and scientists:
home  |  contact  |  terms of use  |  sitemap
Copyright © 2005-2020 - Scimetrica