Spinning C metric: Radiative spacetime with accelerating, rotating black holes

  title={Spinning C metric: Radiative spacetime with accelerating, rotating black holes},
  author={Jiřı́ Bi{\vc}{\'a}k and Vojtvech Pravda},
  journal={Physical Review D},
The spinning C-metric was discovered by Plebanski and Demianski as a generalization of the standard C-metric which is known to represent uniformly accelerated non-rotating black holes. We first transform the spinning C-metric into Weyl coordinates and analyze some of its properties as Killing vectors and curvature invariants. A transformation is then found which brings the metric into the canonical form of the radiative spacetimes with the boost-rotation symmetry. By analytically continuing the… Expand

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