# The gravitational interaction: Spin, rotation, and quantum effects-a review

@article{Barker1979TheGI, title={The gravitational interaction: Spin, rotation, and quantum effects-a review}, author={Bruce M. Barker and R. F. O’Connell}, journal={General Relativity and Gravitation}, year={1979}, volume={11}, pages={149-175} }

Previous work on spin, rotation, and quantum effects in gravitation is surveyed, with particular emphasis on the gravitational two-body interaction, both for elementary particles and for macroscopic bodies. Applications considered include (a) the precession of a gyroscope, (b) rotational effects on the equations of motion for the orbit, (c) binary systems, particularly the binary pulsar PSR 1913+16, and (d) the prospects of measuring spin-orbit and spin-spin forces in the laboratory. In…

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