# Light deflection and time delay in the gravitational field of a spinning mass

@article{Iorio2002LightDA, title={Light deflection and time delay in the gravitational field of a spinning mass}, author={Lorenzo Iorio}, journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology}, year={2002} }

In this paper we consider the possibility of measuring the corrections induced by the square of the parameter a_g of the Kerr metric to the general relativistic deflection of electromagnetic waves and time delay in an Earth based experiment. It turns out that, while at astronomical scale the well known gravitoelectric effects are far larger than the gravitomagnetic ones, at laboratory scale the situation is reversed: the gravitomagnetic effects exceed definitely the gravitoelectric ones which…

## One Citation

Looking into the inner black hole accretion disc with relativistic models of iron line

- Physics
- 2010

We discuss black hole spin measurements employing the relativistic iron line profiles in the X-ray domain. We investigate the iron line band for two representative sources -- MCG -6-30-15 (active…

## References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 43 REFERENCES

Propagation of light in the stationary field of multipole gravitational lens

- Physics
- 1997

A rigorous mathematical formalism for calculating the propagation of light rays in the stationary post-Newtonian field of an isolated celestial body (or system of bodies) considered as a…

Gravitational Radiation Theory and Light Propagation

- Physics
- 2000

The paper gives an introduction to the gravitational radiation theory of isolated sources and to the propagation properties of light rays in radiative gravitational fields. It presents a theoretical…

Fourth Test of General Relativity

- Physics
- 1964

Recent advances in radar astronomy have made possible a fourth test of Einstein's theory of general relativity. The test involves measuring the time delays between transmission of radar pulses…

General relativistic corrections to the Sagnac effect

- Physics
- 1998

The difference in travel time of corotating and counterrotating light waves in the field of a central massive and spinning body is studied. The corrections to the special relativistic formula are…

Space time and rotations

- Physics
- 2002

The paper considers the problem of finding the metric of space time around a rotating, weakly gravitating body. Both external and internal metric tensors are consistently found, together with an…

The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes

- Geology
- 1983

In a course of lectures on the ‘underlying mathematical structures of classical gravitation theory’ given in 1978, Brandon Carter began with the statement ‘If I had been asked five years ago to…

The classical theory of fields

- Physics, Geology
- 1952

The principle of relativity Relativistic mechanics Electromagnetic fields Electromagnetic waves The propagation of light The field of moving charges Radiation of electromagnetic waves Particle in a…

Fluid sources for the Kerr metric

- Physics
- 2004

A fluid source for the Kerr metric is constructed. It has a static limit similar to Schwarzchild interior solution. Matter constituting the source is shown to satisfy energy conditions and hence the…

Gravitation and Inertia

- Physics
- 1995

PrefaceChart of Main Topics1A First Tour12Einstein Geometrodynamics133Tests of Einstein Geometrodynamics874Cosmology, Standard Models, and Homogeneous Rotating Models1855The Initial-Value Problem in…

Angular-momentum effects in weak gravitational fields

- Physics
- 2002

It is shown that, contrary to what is normally expected, it is possible to have angular-momentum effects on the geometry of space-time at the laboratory scale, much bigger than the purely Newtonian…