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- What's a good intro to the Alcubierre warp drive

I would like to read about the Alcubierre warp drive. Is there a good introductory paper?

I have done some GR, round about 8 months worth in undergrad [mumble] years ago. And my honors project was on interior solutions for stellar collapse. So I'm OK with GR at about the speed of Weinberg's book _Gravitation and Cosmology_. Is there a good backgrounder type document on the Alcubierre solution? I think I also need to learn the ADM formalism, though not entirely sure about that.

Right now I have basically rooted through arxiv.org and got all the papers I could find on the subject. I left off the quantum mechanics related ones. These are primarily research oriented papers. I'm hoping for more of a teaching type document. Upper level undergrad or graduate level will probably be acceptable.

I have done some GR, round about 8 months worth in undergrad [mumble] years ago. And my honors project was on interior solutions for stellar collapse. So I'm OK with GR at about the speed of Weinberg's book _Gravitation and Cosmology_. Is there a good backgrounder type document on the Alcubierre solution? I think I also need to learn the ADM formalism, though not entirely sure about that.

Right now I have basically rooted through arxiv.org and got all the papers I could find on the subject. I left off the quantum mechanics related ones. These are primarily research oriented papers. I'm hoping for more of a teaching type document. Upper level undergrad or graduate level will probably be acceptable.