Gravitomagnetism and relative observer clock effects.

The gravitomagnetic clock effect and the Sagnac effect for circularly rotating orbits in stationary axisymmetric spacetimes are studied from a relative observer point of view, clarifying their relationships and the roles played by special observer families. In particular, Semer'ak's recent characterization of extremely accelerated observers in terms of the two-clock clock effect is shown to be complemented by a similarly special property of the single-clock clock effect.

Main Author: Bini, Donato.
Other Authors: Jantzen, Robert., Mashhoon, Bahram.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language: English
Published: 2000
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