Reflection of electromagnetic waves from mixtures of plane gravitational and scalar waves
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CitationGürtuğ, Ö., Halilsoy, M. ve Ünver, Ö. (2006). Reflection of electromagnetic waves from mixtures of plane gravitational and scalar waves. Physical review D - Arxiv. 74(4), s. 1-23.
We consider colliding wave packets consisting of hybrid mixtures of electromagnetic, gravitational and scalar waves. Irrespective of the scalar field, the electromagnetic wave still reflects from the gravitational wave. Some reflection processes are given for different choice of packets in which the Coulomb-like component Ψ 2 vanishes. Exact solution for multiple reflection of an electromagnetic wave from successive impulsive gravitational waves is obtained in a closed form. It is shown that a succesive sign flip in the Maxwell spinor arises as a result of encountering with an impulsive train ( i.e. the Dirac’s comb curvature) of gravitational waves. Such an observable effect may be helpful in the detection of gravitational wave bursts.
SourcePhysical review D - Arxiv
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