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Non-spherical Scalar Field Collapse

Mondal, Saikat (2018) Non-spherical Scalar Field Collapse. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata.

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    In this work, the collapse scenario of some non-spherical models with minimally coupled scalar field is investigated. The potential considered here is a function of the scalar field. Particularly, the collapse scenario for power -law potential and combined power-law potentials is studied here. For a general type of metric, without considering any specific symmetry, we found an eternally collapsing model in case of a specific range of potential power-laws. It has been shown that for a specific range of combined power-laws, the scalar field collapses to singularity at finite time.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: Supervisor: Prof. Narayan Banerjee
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Gravitational Collapse; Non-spherical Scalar Field; Power-law Potential; Scalar Field; Scalar Field Collapse
    Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
    Divisions: Department of Physical Sciences
    Depositing User: IISER Kolkata Librarian
    Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2018 11:12
    Last Modified: 28 Dec 2018 11:12
    URI: http://eprints.iiserkol.ac.in/id/eprint/793

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