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|Title:||Multi-black-hole solutions in five dimensions|
|Authors:||Tan, H.S. |
|Citation:||Tan, H.S., Teo, E. (2003). Multi-black-hole solutions in five dimensions. Physical Review D 68 (4) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.68.044021|
|Abstract:||Using a recently developed generalized Weyl formalism, we construct an asymptotically flat, static vacuum Einstein solution that describes a superposition of multiple five-dimensional Schwarzschild black holes. The spacetime exhibits a U(1) × U(1) rotational symmetry. It is argued that for certain choices of parameters the black holes are collinear and so may be regarded as a five-dimensional generalization of the Israel-Khan solution. The black holes are kept in equilibrium by membranelike conical singularities along the two rotational axes; however, they still distort one another by their mutual gravitational attraction. We also generalize this solution to one describing multiple charged black holes, with fixed mass-to-charge ratio, in Einstein-Max well-dilaton theory. æ 2003 The American Physical Society.|
|Source Title:||Physical Review D|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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