Burton, David and Tucker, Robin and Wang, Charles (2002) Spin driven motion in intense spacetime wave geometries. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (28-29). pp. 77-92.Full text not available from this repository.
The motion of a massive particle with intrinsic spin in a gravitational Einstein vacuum plane wave background is explored using the pole-dipole approximation to the Dixon multipole expansion for matter with compact support. Motivated by application to astrophysical processes the dynamical behaviour of the spin and particle motion is described by numerically solving a system of non-linear ﬁrst order ordinary diﬀerential equations. Some results are displayed in a reference frame adapted to the transverse nature of a monochromatic polarised gravitational wave of arbitrary intensity.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Theoretical and Applied Mechanics|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited On:||30 Oct 2012 15:48|
|Last Modified:||12 Jul 2016 12:14|
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