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2010 Is the Light Too Light?
Silvia Vilasi, Rosangela Canonico, Giovanni Sparano, Gaetano Vilasi
J. Geom. Symmetry Phys. 19: 87-98 (2010). DOI: 10.7546/jgsp-19-2010-87-98


The gravitational interaction of light is analyzed considering its dual characteristic nature, i.e. as an (electromagnetic) wave or as a particle (photon). Considered as an electromagnetic wave, the light can be source of gravitational waves belonging to the larger class of exact solutions of Einstein field equations which are invariant for a non-Abelian two-dimensional Lie algebra of Killing fields. It is shown that in the would be quantum theory of gravity they correspond to spin$-1$ massless particles.


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Silvia Vilasi. Rosangela Canonico. Giovanni Sparano. Gaetano Vilasi. "Is the Light Too Light?." J. Geom. Symmetry Phys. 19 87 - 98, 2010.


Published: 2010
First available in Project Euclid: 25 May 2017

zbMATH: 1205.83019
MathSciNet: MR2674963
Digital Object Identifier: 10.7546/jgsp-19-2010-87-98

Rights: Copyright © 2010 Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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