Schwarzschild-de Sitter Type Wormhole and Cosmological Constant

  • Sung-Won Kim
  • Sung Ku Kim
  • Jongmann Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 169)


The two Schwarzschild-de Sitter spaces connected by a wormhole following the method of Visser is considered in order to find the effect of the cosmological constant on the Minkowskian wormhole. The dynamics of the wormhole is also compared with those of the Euclidean wormhole.


Cosmological Constant Event Horizon Fundamental Form Cosmological Horizon Surface Energy Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sung-Won Kim
    • 1
  • Sung Ku Kim
    • 2
  • Jongmann Yang
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Science EducationEwha Womans UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsEwha Womans UniversitySeoulKorea

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