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Wavy way to the Kerr metric and the quantum nature of its ring singularity

@article{Gurtug2015WavyWT,
  title={Wavy way to the Kerr metric and the quantum nature of its ring singularity},
  author={O. Gurtug and M. Halilsoy},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  year={2015}
}
From inherent non-linearity two gravitational waves, unless they are unidirectional, fail to satisfy a superposition law. They collide to develop a new spacetime carrying the imprints of the incoming waves. Same behaviour is valid also for any massless lightlike field. As a result of the violent collision process either a naked singularity or a Cauchy horizon (CH) develops. It was shown by Chandrasekhar and Xanthopoulos (CX) that a particular class of colliding gravitational waves (CGW… Expand

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