# Post-linear metric of a compact source of matter

@article{Zschocke2019PostlinearMO, title={Post-linear metric of a compact source of matter}, author={Sven Zschocke}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2019} }

The Multipolar Post-Minkowskian (MPM) formalism represents an approach for determining the metric density in the exterior of a compact source of matter. In the MPM formalism the metric density is given in harmonic coordinates and in terms of symmetric tracefree (STF) multipoles. In this investigation, the post-linear metric density of this formalism is used in order to determine the post-linear metric tensor in the exterior of a compact source of matter. The metric tensor is given in harmonic…

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