The speciality index and the lifshitz-khalatnikov kasner index parametrization.

The speciality index function S for any Petrov type I, II or D spacetime is shown to be a natural function of a single complex scalar quantity u (natural modulo permutation symmetries). For the family of Kasner spacetimes, this quantity is a function of the Kasner indices alone which coincides with...

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Main Authors: Bini, Donato., Cherubini, Christian., Jantzen, Robert.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language:English
Published: 2007
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:177430