Accession Number : AD0705632

Title :   A STUDY OF NULL SURFACES IN GRAVITATIONAL THEORY.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. Nov 66-Dec 69,

Corporate Author : SYRACUSE UNIV N Y DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Goldberg,Joshua N.

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : The unifying element of almost all the research topics discussed in this report is the use and importance of null surfaces in general relativity. However, the research topics themselves are more varied ranging over the question of radiation, the Newman-Penrose constants, equations of motion, and quantum field theory. The report itself consists of a brief introduction describing the basic problems under consideration and then a section in which detailed papers or reports are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FIELD THEORY, REPORTS), (*RELATIVITY THEORY, *REPORTS), ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, GRAVITY, WAVE FUNCTIONS, TRANSFORMATIONS(MATHEMATICS), INVARIANCE, GEOMETRY, SPECIAL FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICAL), OPERATORS(MATHEMATICS)

Subject Categories : Quantum Theory and Relativity

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE