Self-gravitating line sources of weak hypercharge

Dereli, Tekin and Tucker, Robin (1999) Self-gravitating line sources of weak hypercharge. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 16 (8). L45-L49. ISSN 0264-9381

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Abstract

We explore the role of a generalized Cremmer-Scherk mechanism of mass generation by coupling the antisymmetric 3-form gauge field to an Abelian gauge potential carrying weak hypercharge. The theory admits a class of exact self-gravitating solutions in the spontaneously broken phase in which dual fields acquire massive perturbative modes. Despite the massive nature of these fields they admit non-perturbative progressive longitudinal modes that together with pp-type gravitational waves travel in a direction of a line source at the speed of light.

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Journal Article
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Classical and Quantum Gravity
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75206
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12 Aug 2015 09:56
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