Some remarks on the Bel-Robinson tensor and gravitational radiation

Shahen Hacyan


The asymptotic form of the Bel-Robinson tensor in the gravitational radiation-zone is obtained in terms of the mass quadrupole of the source.
A comparison is made with the standard formula for the gravitational power emission. The problem of a fully covariant description of gravitational radiation in terms of this tensor is briefly discussed.


Gravitational waves.

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Revista Mexicana de Física E

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