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Title: Accelerating and rotating black holes
Authors: Griffiths, J.B.
Podolsky, J.
Issue Date: 2005
Abstract: An exact solution of Einstein’s equations which represents a pair of accelerating and rotating black holes (a generalised form of the spinning C-metric) is presented. The starting point is a form of the Plebanski–Demianski metric which, in addition to the usual parameters, explicitly includes parameters which describe the acceleration and angular velocity of the sources. This is transformed to a form which explicitly contains the known special cases for either rotating or accelerating black holes. Electromagnetic charges and a NUT parameter are included, the relation between the NUT parameter l and the Plebanski–Demianski parameter n is given, and the physical meaning of all parameters is clarified. The possibility of finding an accelerating NUT solution is also discussed.
Description: This is a pre-print.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/379
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