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TitleCylindrically symmetric models of gravitational collapse to black holes: a short review
Author(s)Mena, Filipe C.
KeywordsCylindrical symmetry
Gravitational collapse
Black holes
Gravitational waves
Exact solutions
Issue date11-Aug-2015
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Company
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics D
Abstract(s)We survey results about exact cylindrically symmetric models of gravitational collapse in General Relativity. We focus on models which result from the matching of two spacetimes having collapsing interiors which develop trapped surfaces and vacuum exteriors containing gravitational waves. We collect some theorems from the literature which help to decide a priori about eventual spacetime matchings. We revise, in more detail, some toy models which include some of the main mathematical and physical issues that arise in this context, and compute the gravitational energy flux through the matching boundary of a particular collapsing region. Along the way, we point out several interesting open problems.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/39907
DOI10.1142/S0218271815420213
ISSN0218-2718
1793-6594
Peer-Reviewedyes
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