Kerr-Schild-Kundt metrics are universal


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GÜRSES M., Sisman T. C. , TEKİN B.

CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM GRAVITY, vol.34, no.7, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1088/1361-6382/aa60f1
  • Title of Journal : CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM GRAVITY

Abstract

We define (non-Einsteinian) universal metrics as the metrics that solve the source-free covariant field equations of generic gravity theories. Here, extending the rather scarce family of universal metrics known in the literature, we show that the Kerr-Schild-Kundt class of metrics are universal. Besides being interesting on their own, these metrics can provide consistent backgrounds for quantum field theory at extremely high energies.