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Parametric instability in scalar gravitational fields

Davies, Trevor B. and Wang, Charles H. -T. and Bingham, Robert and Mendonca, J. Tito (2012) Parametric instability in scalar gravitational fields. Modern Physics Letters A, 27 (24). ISSN 0217-7323

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Abstract

We present a brief review on a new dynamical mechanism for a strong field effect in scalar tensor theory. Starting with a summary of the essential features of the theory and subsequent work by several authors, we analytically investigate the parametric excitation of a scalar gravitational field in a spherically symmetric radially pulsating neutron star.