General class of wormhole geometries in conformal Weyl gravity

Classical and Quantum Gravity (Impact Factor: 3.1). 02/2008; 25(2008):175006. DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/25/17/175006
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ABSTRACT In this work, a general class of wormhole geometries in conformal Weyl gravity is analyzed. A wide variety of exact solutions of asymptotically flat spacetimes is found, in which the stress energy tensor profile differs radically from its general relativistic counterpart. In particular, a class of geometries is constructed that satisfies the energy conditions in the throat neighborhood, which is in clear contrast to the general relativistic solutions.

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