Disruption of Cosmic String Wakes by Gaussian Fluctuations

@article{Brandenberger2016DisruptionOC,
  title={Disruption of Cosmic String Wakes by Gaussian Fluctuations},
  author={Robert Brandenberger and Oscar F. Hern'andez and Disrael Camargo Neves da Cunha},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2016},
  volume={93},
  pages={123501}
}
We study the stability of cosmic string wakes against the disruption by the dominant Gaussian fluctuations which are present in cosmological models. We find that for a string tension given by $G \mu = 10^{-7}$ wakes remain locally stable until a redshift of $z = 6$, and for a value of $G \mu = 10^{-14}$ they are stable beyond a redshift of $z = 20$. We study a global stability criterion which shows that wakes created by strings at times after $t_{eq}$ are identifiable up to the present time… 

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