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Shortcuts to spherically symmetric solutions: a cautionary note

Deser, S. and Franklin, J. and Tekin, B. (2004) Shortcuts to spherically symmetric solutions: a cautionary note. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21 (22). pp. 5295-5296. ISSN 0264-9381. doi:10.1088/0264-9381/21/22/N01.

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Spherically symmetric solutions of generic gravitational models are optimally, and legitimately, obtained by expressing the action in terms of the surviving metric components. This shortcut is not to be overdone; however, a one-function ansatz invalidates it, as illustrated by the incorrect solutions of Wohlfarth (2004 Class. Quantum Grav. 21 1927).

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Additional Information:© 2004 IOP Publishing Ltd. Received 27 April 2004, in final form 20 September 2004. Published 29 October 2004. This work was supported by NSF grants PHY99-73935 and PHY04-01667.
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