Parametric Instability in Scalar Gravitational Fields

  title={Parametric Instability in Scalar Gravitational Fields},
  author={T. B. Davies and C. H.-T. Wang and Robert G. Bingham and Jos{\'e} Tito Mendonça},
  journal={Modern Physics Letters A},
We present a brief review on a new dynamical mechanism for a strong field effect in scalar–tensor theory. Starting with a summary of the essential features of the theory and subsequent work by several authors, we analytically investigate the parametric excitation of a scalar gravitational field in a spherically symmetric radially pulsating neutron star. 
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