Linearized gravity in terms of differential forms
Department of Physics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Ömer Halisdemir University, Merkez Kampüs, Bor yolu üzeri, 51240, Niğde, Turkey
2 Department of Physics, College of Sciences, Koç University, Rumeli Feneri Yolu, 34450 Sarıyer, Istanbul, Turkey
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Accepted: 3 January 2017
Published online: 30 January 2017
A technique to linearize gravitational field equations is developed in which the perturbation metric coefficients are treated as second rank, symmetric, 1-form fields belonging to the Minkowski background spacetime by using the exterior algebra of differential forms.
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