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Title: Soliton collision in general relativity
Author: Ibáñez, J.
Verdaguer Oms, Enric, 1950-
Keywords: Relativitat general (Física)
Partícules (Física nuclear)
Ones gravitacionals
Col·lisions (Física nuclear)
General relativity (Physics)
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Gravitational waves
Collisions (Nuclear physics)
Issue Date: 1983
Publisher: American Physical Society
Abstract: An exact solution of the Einstein equations in vacuum representing two pairs of gravitational solitons propagating on an expanding universe is given and studied. It is suggested that the solitons evolve from quasiparticles to pure gravitational waves. Two of the four solitons collide and the focusing produced on null rays is studied. Although the spacetime following the collision is highly distorted, null rays do not focus to a singularity.
Note: Reproducció digital del document proporcionada per PROLA i
It is part of: Physical Review Letters, 1983, vol. 51, núm. 15, p. 1313-1315
ISSN: 0031-9007
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Física de la Matèria Condensada)

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