Physical Implications of Pure Lovelock Geometry on Stellar Structure

  title={Physical Implications of Pure Lovelock Geometry on Stellar Structure},
  author={Ksh. Newton Singh and Megandhren Govender and Sudan Hansraj and Farook Rahaman},
  journal={Annalen der Physik},
An exact anisotropic star model with a linear barotropic equation of state and with Finch‐Skea potential is constructed within the framework of pure Lovelock gravity. A comparison with the corresponding Einstein model in a suitable limit is easily deduced. Evidently higher curvature effects induced by the Lovelock contributions generate lower densities, pressures, surface tensions, and anisotropy factors when compared to its Einstein counterpart. The maximum moment of inertia is attained for… 
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