Department of Mathematics
Large amplitude gravitational waves
- Author(s): Ali, G.
- Hunter, J. K.
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://arxiv.org/pdf/math/9812030.pdf
We derive an asymptotic solution of the Einstein field equations which describes the propagation of a thin, large amplitude gravitational wave into a curved space-time. The resulting equations have the same form as the colliding plane wave equations without one of the usual constraint equations.