Foundations of Physics

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 187–190 | Cite as

Static electromagnetic geon

  • Marek Demianski
Part I. Invited Papers Dedicated To John Archibald Wheeler


A static, spherically symmetric, and asymptotically flat solution of coupled Einstein-Born-Infeld equations is presented. When the internal mass of the system is zero the resulting space-time is regular and describes static electromagnetic geon.


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  1. 1.
    J. A. Wheeler,Phys. Rev. 97, 511 (1955).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    M. Born and L. Infeld,Proc. R. Soc. London A 144, 425 (1934).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Demianski
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Center for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of Texas Austin

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