Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.64.024019
Title: Black diholes with unbalanced magnetic charges
Authors: Liang, Y.C. 
Teo, E. 
Issue Date: 2001
Citation: Liang, Y.C., Teo, E. (2001). Black diholes with unbalanced magnetic charges. Physical Review D 64 (2) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.64.024019
Abstract: We present a technique that can be used to generate a static, axisymmetric solution of the Einstein-Maxwelldilaton equations from a stationary, axisymmetric solution of the vacuum Einstein equations. Starting from the Kerr solution, Davidson and Gedalin have previously made use of this technique to obtain a pair of oppositely charged, extremal dilatonic black holes, known as a black dihole. In this paper, we shall instead start from the Kerr-NUT (Newman-Unti-Tamburino) solution. It will be shown that the new solution can also be interpreted as a dihole, but with the black holes carrying unbalanced magnetic charges. The effect of the NUT parameter is to introduce a net magnetic charge into the system. Finally, we uplift our solution to ten dimensions to describe a system consisting of D6 and anti-D6-branes with unbalanced charges. The limit in which they coincide agrees with a solution recently derived by Brax et al. ©2001 The American Physical Society.
Source Title: Physical Review D
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/95874
ISSN: 05562821
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.64.024019
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