Spin2 particles in gravitational fields
Abstract
We give a solution of the wave equation for massless, or massive spin2 particles propagating in a gravitational background. The solution is covariant, gaugeinvariant and exact to first order in the background gravitational field. The background contribution is confined to a phase factor from which geometrical and physical optics can be derived. The phase also describes Mashhoon's spinrotation coupling and, in general, the spingravity interaction.
 Authors:
 Department of Physics, University of Regina, Regina, Sask, S4S 0A2 (Canada)
 (Canada)
 (Italy)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 21011087
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.75.044022; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; COUPLING; GAUGE INVARIANCE; GRAVITATION; GRAVITATIONAL FIELDS; GRAVITONS; MASSLESS PARTICLES; MATHEMATICAL SOLUTIONS; QUANTUM FIELD THEORY; ROTATION; SPIN; WAVE EQUATIONS
Citation Formats
Papini, G., Prairie Particle Physics Institute, Regina, Sask, S4S 0A2, and International Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies, 89019 Vietri sul Mare. Spin2 particles in gravitational fields. United States: N. p., 2007.
Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.044022.
Papini, G., Prairie Particle Physics Institute, Regina, Sask, S4S 0A2, & International Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies, 89019 Vietri sul Mare. Spin2 particles in gravitational fields. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.044022.
Papini, G., Prairie Particle Physics Institute, Regina, Sask, S4S 0A2, and International Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies, 89019 Vietri sul Mare. Thu .
"Spin2 particles in gravitational fields". United States.
doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.044022.
@article{osti_21011087,
title = {Spin2 particles in gravitational fields},
author = {Papini, G. and Prairie Particle Physics Institute, Regina, Sask, S4S 0A2 and International Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies, 89019 Vietri sul Mare},
abstractNote = {We give a solution of the wave equation for massless, or massive spin2 particles propagating in a gravitational background. The solution is covariant, gaugeinvariant and exact to first order in the background gravitational field. The background contribution is confined to a phase factor from which geometrical and physical optics can be derived. The phase also describes Mashhoon's spinrotation coupling and, in general, the spingravity interaction.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.044022},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
number = 4,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}
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