Spacetime structure of an inflating global monopole

@inproceedings{Cho1997SpacetimeSO,
  title={Spacetime structure of an inflating global monopole},
  author={Inyong Cho and Alexander Vilenkin},
  year={1997}
}
The evolution of a global monopole with an inflating core is investigated. An analytic expression for the exterior metric at large distances from the core is obtained. The overall spacetime structure is studied numerically, both in vacuum and in a radiation background.