TITLE

Killing-Yano tensors in spaces admitting a hypersurface orthogonal Killing vector

AUTHOR(S)
Garfinkle, David; Glass, E. N.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Mathematical Physics;Mar2013, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p032501
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Methods are presented for finding Killing-Yano tensors, conformal Killing-Yano tensors, and conformal Killing vectors in spacetimes with a hypersurface orthogonal Killing vector. These methods are similar to a method developed by the authors for finding Killing tensors. In all cases one decomposes both the tensor and the equation it satisfies into pieces along the Killing vector and pieces orthogonal to the Killing vector. Solving the separate equations that result from this decomposition requires less computing than integrating the original equation. In each case, examples are given to illustrate the method.
ACCESSION #
86446982

 

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