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Title: Gravitational induction
Author: Bini, D. (Donato); Cherubini, Christian; Chicone, Carmen Charles; Mashhoon, Bahram
Keywords: post-Newtonian approximation
exact solutions
Date: 2008-10
Publisher: Institute of Physics
Citation: Donato Bini et al 2008 Class. Quantum Grav. 25 225014
Abstract: We study the linear post-Newtonian approximation to general relativity known as gravitoelectromagnetism (GEM); in particular, we examine the similarities and differences between GEM and electrodynamics. Notwithstanding some significant differences between them, we find that a special nonstationary metric in GEM can be employed to show explicitly that it is possible to introduce gravitational induction within GEM in close analogy with Faraday's law of induction and Lenz's law in electrodynamics. Some of the physical implications of gravitational induction are briefly discussed.
ISSN: 0264-9381

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