Lie theory and the wave equation in space–time. 5. R-separable solutions of the wave equation ψtt-∆3ψ=0
Kalnins, E.G. & Miller, W., Jr. (1978). Lie theory and the wave equation in space–time. 5. R-separable solutions of the wave equation ψtt-∆3ψ=0. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 19, 1247.
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A detailed classification is made of all orthogonal coordinate systems for which the wave equation ψtt-∆3ψ=0 admits an R-separable solution. Only those coordinate systems are given which are not conformally equivalent to coordinate systems that have already been found in previous articles. We find 106 coordinates to given a total of 368 conformally inequivalent orthogonal coordinates for which the wave equation admits an R separation of variables.
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