Negative energy density in Calabi-Yau compactifications

Thomas Hertog, Gary T. Horowitz, Kengo Maeda

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We show that a large class of supersymmetric compactifications, including all simply connected Calabi-Yau and G2 manifolds, have classical configurations with negative energy density as seen from four dimensions. In fact, the energy density can be arbitrarily negative - it is unbounded from below. Nevertheless, positive energy theorems show that the total ADM energy remains positive. Physical consequences of the negative energy density include new thermal instabilities, and possible violations of cosmic censorship.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)1415-1434
ページ数20
ジャーナルJournal of High Energy Physics
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DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2003 5 1
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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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