Uniqueness of the McVittie solution as plane symmetric sourceless electromagnetic field spacetimes

Tooba Feroze, Asghar Qadir, M. Ziad

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It is proved that plane symmetric Lorentzian manifolds representing a sourceless electromagnetic field admit only a four-dimensional maximal symmetry group and consist of only the McVittie5 spacetime and its non-static analogue.4

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)825-828
Number of pages4
JournalModern Physics Letters A
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Apr 10 2008



  • Electromagnetic spacetimes
  • McVittie solution
  • Plane symmetric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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