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Hernandez 1967

Hernandez, W.C., Jr., 1967: Material sources for the Kerr metric. Phys. Rev., 153, 1070-1072, doi:10.1103/PhysRev.159.1070.

The Kerr metric is a vacuum solution of the Einstein field equations which appears to be the field exterior to some axially symmetric, rotating body. A method based on Synge's g method (guess gμν and calculate Tμν) is given for constructing interior solutions of the field equations which describe rotating, nonperfect-fluid bodies which might serve as sources of the Kerr metric. Finally, an argument is given which indicates that reasonable perfect-fluid-type solutions which might serve as sources of the Kerr metric may not exist.

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@article{he09000a,
  author={Hernandez, Jr., W. C.},
  title={Material sources for the Kerr metric},
  year={1967},
  journal={Phys. Rev.},
  volume={153},
  pages={1070--1072},
  doi={10.1103/PhysRev.159.1070},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - he09000a
AU  - Hernandez, W. C., Jr.
PY  - 1967
TI  - Material sources for the Kerr metric
JA  - Phys. Rev.
VL  - 153
SP  - 1070
EP  - 1072
DO  - 10.1103/PhysRev.159.1070
ER  -

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