Averaged Null Energy Condition.

Urban, Douglas.
2017-04-24T15:11:44.862Z

Abstract: The achronal averaged null energy condition (ANEC) is a sufficient condition to rule out exotic spacetimes such as time machines and wormholes. We review how achronal ANEC is used to prove such restrictions, and the status of the condition. We find counterexamples to achronal ANEC using conformally coupled scalar test fields in a conformally flat background. These examples involve rapid ... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012288
ID: tufts:22026
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