Towards a metamaterial simulation of a spinning cosmic string

Tom G. Mackay, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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The spacetime metric of a spinning cosmic string may be formally represented in flat spacetime by a nonhomogeneous bianisotropic medium. The constitutive parameters of this bianisotropic medium can be established using a noncovariant formalism, thereby paving the way for laboratory simulations of a spinning cosmic string using metamaterial technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2305-2308
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Issue number23
StatePublished - May 10 2010


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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