The static cylinder, gyroscopes, the C metric, and all that

@inproceedings{Herrera2000TheSC,
  title={The static cylinder, gyroscopes, the C metric, and all that},
  author={L. Herrera and J. Ruifern{\'a}ndez and N.O.Santos},
  year={2000}
}
  • L. Herrera, J. Ruifernández, N.O.Santos
  • Published 2000
  • Physics
  • The physical meaning of the Levi-Civita spacetime for some"critical"values of the parameter sigma, is discussed in the light of gedanken experiments performed with gyroscopes circumventing the axis of symmetry. The fact that sigma=1/2 corresponds to flat space described from the point of view of an accelerated frame of reference, led us to incorporate the C metric into discussion. The interpretation of phi as an angle variable for any value of sigma, appears to be at the origen of difficulties.