Mass loss and longevity of gravitationally bound oscillating scalar lumps (oscillatons) in D dimensions

Spherically symmetric oscillatons (also referred to as oscillating soliton stars) i.e. gravitationally bound oscillating scalar lumps are considered in theories containing a massive self-interacting real scalar field coupled to Einstein’s gravity in 1+D dimensional spacetimes. Oscillations are know...

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Main Authors: Fodor, Gyula, Forgacs, Peter, Mezei, Mark Koppany
Other Authors: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Theoretical Physics
Format: Article
Published: American Physical Society 2010
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