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Carter's Constant and a New Loot at Superintegrability

Mukhopadhyay, Payel (2017) Carter's Constant and a New Loot at Superintegrability. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata.

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    We discuss the theory of Carter's Constant introduced to give the fourth constant of motion for the motion of a particle in Kerr spacetime thereby making the equations of motion integrable. We then generalize the theorem to n-dimensions. We then explore various examples where the significance of Carter's constant will be realized. We also look at the implications of Carter Constant to Superintegrability.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: Supervisors: Dr. Rajesh Kumble Nayak and Dr. Ananda Dasgupta
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Carter's Constant; Kerr Spacetime; Superintegrability
    Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
    Divisions: Center of Excellence in Space Sciences, India
    Department of Physical Sciences
    Depositing User: IISER Kolkata Librarian
    Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2018 13:07
    Last Modified: 08 Nov 2018 13:08
    URI: http://eprints.iiserkol.ac.in/id/eprint/663

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