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By Karl Berkelman

This beneficial e-book is a historic account of the Cornell Electron garage Ring and its major detector facility, CLEO, from their beginnings within the overdue 1970's until eventually the tip of information assortment at particle energies above the edge for B meson creation in June 2001. The CESR electron–positron collider used to be the fruits of a chain of electron accelerators developed on the Cornell Laboratory of Nuclear reports, beginning in 1945. size of the goods of the e+e– collisions used to be played with the multipurpose CLEO equipment, equipped and operated by means of the CLEO collaboration, which consisted of approximately two hundred college, employees and graduate scholars from over 20 universities. This account is predicated generally at the author's reminiscences as a player.

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4 Weak-Field Limit of the Slow-Motion Formalism For a slow-motion source (L/~«l) with weak internal fields 1) and weak internal stresses (S2 « 1), one can use Newtonian theory to analyze the interior region; cf. 6. Using Newtonian theory, one can express the mUltipole moments (8 « "A R, and in terms of volume integrals detailed proof]. 1) can be put in the form o= d J. d3x = (momentum of source). 4b) d3x. S. 2). 4) are not precisely equal to the exact near-zone mu1tipo1e moments of the source, of course.

8b) (vi) From the above definitions and constructions one can show that throughout spacetime the gradient of the retarded time is equal to the propagation vector, except for sign 0+- 0+- k. -VT • e' k a ... 10) These properties are preserved as the waves propagate (cf. eq. 12 below). 1,12) to propagate the initial, local-wavezone field out through the Universe to Earth. Because, in an appropriate gauge, ~aB is the metric perturbation associated with the waves (eq. 7,1,2), one can use the usual formulas (Chapters 35 and 37 of MTW) to calculate from ~ 8 whatever properties of the waves one wishes.

3) Motion of a small object in the gravitational field of a black hole. Here the background is the Kerr metric of the black hole; and the small perturbation is the stress-energy tensor of the object, plus the gravitational field it produces. There are a variety of different perturbation formalisms, each designed to handle a specific type of problem. , with a variant of the formalism described in §3). C of Thorne 1977c) I have described most of the perturbation formalisms with which I am familiar.

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