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TitleBlack holes in higher dimensions and gravitational collapse
Author(s)Mena, Filipe C.
KeywordsGeneral relativity
Black holes
Spacetime junctions
Gravitational collapse
Issue date2012
PublisherAIP Publishing
JournalAIP Conference Proceedings
Abstract(s)We summarise recent results about the gravitational collapse to black holes in higher dimensions. We construct (n+2)-dimensional collapsing space-times, which include generalised Friedmann-Lemaître-Robertson-Walker solutions, and we prove that these can be matched to static L-vacuum exterior space-times. We then investigate the global properties of the matched solutions which, besides black holes, may include the existence of naked singularities and wormholes.
TypeConference paper
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Appears in Collections:CMAT - Artigos em atas de conferências e capítulos de livros com arbitragem / Papers in proceedings of conferences and book chapters with peer review

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