Analytical approximations to the self-similar global texture metric

Manuel Barriola, Tanmay Vachaspati

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We find approximate analytical solutions for the line element and the scalar field of a self-similar global texture by considering the full Einstein and field equations. The metric, when written in comoving coordinates, extends the weak-field solution and leads to the density perturbations due to a global texture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2726-2729
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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