Gravitational magnetic monopoles and Majumdar-Papapetrou stars

  title={Gravitational magnetic monopoles and Majumdar-Papapetrou stars},
  author={Jos{\'e} P. S. Lemos and Vilson Tonin Zanchin},
  journal={Journal of Mathematical Physics},
During the 1990s a large amount of work was dedicated to studying general relativity coupled to non-Abelian Yang-Mills type theories. Several remarkable results were accomplished. In particular, it was shown that the magnetic monopole, a solution of the Yang-Mills-Higgs equations can indeed be coupled to gravitation. For a low Higgs mass it was found that there are regular monopole solutions, and that for a sufficiently massive monopole the system develops an extremal magnetic Reissner… Expand
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