Symmetry, Integrability and Geometry: Methods and Applications (SIGMA)

SIGMA 1 (2005), 013, 6 pages

Simple Derivation of Quasinormal Modes for Arbitrary Spins

Iosif Khriplovich and Gennady Ruban
Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia

Received October 07, 2005, in final form November 05, 2005; Published online November 07, 2005

The asymptotically leading term of quasinormal modes (QNMs) in the Schwarzschild background, wn = - in/2, is obtained in two straightforward analytical ways for arbitrary spins.

Key words: Regge-Wheeler equation; quasinormal modes.

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