General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 527–535 | Cite as

Possible Wormhole Solutions in (4 + 1) Gravity

  • A. G. Agnese
  • A. P. Billyard
  • H. Liu
  • P. S. Wesson
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Abstract

We extend previous analyses of soliton solutionsin (4 + 1) gravity to new ranges of their definingparameters. The geometry, as studied using invariants,has the topology of wormholes found in (3 + 1) gravity. In the induced-matter picture, thefluid does not satisfy the strong energy conditions, butits gravitational mass is positive. We infer thepossible existence of (4 + 1) which, compared to their (3 + 1) counterparts, are lessexotic.

INDUCED MATTER FROM HIGHER DIMENSIONS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Agnese
  • A. P. Billyard
  • H. Liu
  • P. S. Wesson

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