General-relativistic treatment of the gravitational coupling between laser beams Academic Article uri icon


  • The present paper is an extension of the earlier work of Tolman, Ehrenfest, and Podolsky who investigated the gravitational interaction between "thin pencils of light." We calculate the gravitational field produced by a laser pulse traveling with a velocity v

published proceedings

  • Physical Review D

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Scully, M. O.

citation count

  • 57

complete list of authors

  • Scully, Marlan O

publication date

  • June 1979