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Transonic Elastic Model for Wiggly Goto-Nambu String

Brandon Carter
arXiv:hep-th/9411231

Submitted on 30 November 1994

Abstract

The hitherto controversial proposition that a ``wiggly" Goto-Nambu cosmic string can be effectively represented by an elastic string model of exactly transonic type (with energy density U inversely proportional to its tension T) is shown to have a firm mathematical basis.

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Comment: 8 pages, plain TeX, no figures

Subjects: High Energy Physics - Theory; Astrophysics; General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology; High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

URL: https://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9411231