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Electromagnetic field and dynamics of tilted Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi spacetimes

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In this paper, we investigate the dynamics of Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi spacetimes with imperfect fluid in the presence of electromagnetic field. We study the effects of charge with respect to an observer moving radially relative to the fluid, that is, a tilted observer. The relationship between various quantities in the tilted and non-tilted congruences is developed using the Einstein-Maxwell field equations. We explore various factors affecting the inhomogeneities in the energy density of the fluid and also discuss the stability of the non-tilted congruence.

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Sharif, M., Majid, A. Electromagnetic field and dynamics of tilted Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi spacetimes. Astrophys Space Sci 348, 583–589 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10509-013-1596-x

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Keywords

  • Tilted observers
  • Electromagnetic field
  • Energy density inhomogeneity