Journal of Differential Geometry

A new tensorial conservation law for Maxwell fields on the Kerr background

Lars Andersson, Thomas Bäckdahl, and Pieter Blue

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A new, conserved, symmetric tensor field for a source-free Maxwell test field on a four-dimensional spacetime with a conformal Killing–Yano tensor, satisfying a certain compatibility condition, is introduced. In particular, this construction works for the Kerr spacetime.

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J. Differential Geom., Volume 105, Number 2 (2017), 163-176.

Received: 17 December 2014
First available in Project Euclid: 8 February 2017

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Andersson, Lars; Bäckdahl, Thomas; Blue, Pieter. A new tensorial conservation law for Maxwell fields on the Kerr background. J. Differential Geom. 105 (2017), no. 2, 163--176. doi:10.4310/jdg/1486522812.

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