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General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 20, Issue 5, pp 451–456 | Cite as

A vortex-line model for a system of cosmic strings in equilibrium

  • B. Linet
Research Articles

Abstract

We show that the field equations of a scalar-gauge theory in general relativity can admit vortex-type solutions describingN parallel vortex lines that we interpret asN infinite straight cosmic strings remaining in equilibrium.

Keywords

Vortex General Relativity Field Equation Differential Geometry Cosmic String 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Linet
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  1. 1.Unité Associ'ee au C.N.R.S. no. 769Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Institut Henri PoincaréParis Cedex 05France

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