Dynamical wormholes in Robinson-Trautman class

Sep 25, 2019, 9:45 AM
20m
Turin

Turin

Monday, 23 Sept. * Aula Magna, Dip. di Scienze della Vita e Biologia dei Sistemi, Via Accademia Albertina, 13 * Tuesday, 24 Sept.- Wednesday, 25 Sept. * Aula Magna, Palazzo del Rettorato, Via Verdi, 8 * @Università degli Studi di Torino

Speaker

Dr Otakar Svitek

Description

We present wormholes based on the Robinson–Trautman class of spacetimes generally containing geometries without symmetries. We focus on a model sourced by a ghost scalar field investigating its asymptotics, stability and other issues. Within the same family of geometries one can construct a thin-shell model which approaches simple spherically symmetric wormhole in the distant future. The generalization of the second model to higher dimensions provides a possibility of avoiding the energy condition violation.

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