A note on the collapse of small data self-gravitating massless collisionless matter

Mihalis Dafermos, A. Rendall

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Abstract

In this note, we show that small-data asymptotically flat spherically-symmetric solutions to the Einstein-Vlasov system for massless particles are causally geodesically complete and decay appropriately. This extends previous results of Rein and Rendall in the massive case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)589-598
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Hyperbolic Differential Equations
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Mathematics(all)

Keywords

  • Einstein equations
  • Gravitational collapse
  • Vlasov equation

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