The linear stability of the Schwarzschild solution in a generalised wave gauge

General Relativity, Geometry and Analysis: beyond the first 100 years after Einstein

19 November 11:00 - 12:00

Thomas Johnson - Imperial College London

I will discuss a result of mine which establishes the linear stability of the Schwarzschild solution as a solution to the Einstein equations when expressed in a generalised wave gauge. Key to the proof is the identification of the well-known Regge--Wheeler gauge as a generalised wave gauge, the result thus clarifying certain classical insights from the physics literature. At the end of the talk I shall also briefly discuss some of my current research concerning the black hole stability problem in a generalised maximal gauge.
Lars Andersson
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute)
Mattias Dahl
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Philippe G. LeFloch
Sorbonne University
Richard Schoen
University of California, Irvine


Mattias Dahl


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