# Decay of solutions to the Maxwell equation on the Schwarzschild background

@article{Andersson2015DecayOS,
title={Decay of solutions to the Maxwell equation on the Schwarzschild background},
author={L. Andersson and T. Backdahl and P. Blue},
journal={arXiv: Analysis of PDEs},
year={2015}
}
• Published 2015
• Physics, Mathematics
• arXiv: Analysis of PDEs
A new Morawetz or integrated local energy decay estimate for Maxwell test fields on the exterior of a Schwarzschild black hole spacetime is proved. The proof makes use of a new superenergy tensor $H_{ab}$ defined in terms of the Maxwell field and its first derivatives. The superenergy tensor, although not conserved, yields a conserved higher order energy current $H_{ab} (\partial_t)^b$. The tensor $H_{ab}$ vanishes for the static Coulomb field, and the Morawetz estimate proved here therefore… Expand
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