Circular holonomy in the Taub-NUT spacetime.

Parallel transport around closed circular orbits in the equatorial plane of the Taub-NUT spacetime is analysed to reveal the effect of the gravitomagnetic monopole parameter on circular holonomy transformations. Investigating the boost/rotation decomposition of the connection 1-form matrix evaluated along these orbits, one finds a situation that reflects the behaviour of the general orthogonally transitive stationary axisymmetric case and indeed along Killing trajectories in general.

Main Author: Bini, Donato.
Other Authors: Cherubini, Christian., Jantzen, Robert.
Language: English
Published: 2002
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