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 Higher-dimensional puncture initial data
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title: Higher-dimensional puncture initial data
authors: Zilhão, Miguel
Ansorg, Marcus
Cardoso, Vitor
Gualtieri, Leonardo
Herdeiro, Carlos
Sperhake, Ulrich
Witek, Helvi
issue date: 2011
publisher: American Physical Society
abstract: We calculate puncture initial data, corresponding to single and binary black holes with linear momenta, which solve the constraint equations of D-dimensional vacuum gravity. The data are generated by a modification of the pseudospectral code presented in [M. Ansorg, B. Bruegmann, and W. Tichy, Phys. Rev. D 70, 064011 (2004).] and made available as the TWOPUNCTURES thorn inside the CACTUS computational toolkit. As examples, we exhibit convergence plots, the violation of the Hamiltonian constraint as well as the initial data for D = 4, 5, 6, 7. These initial data are the starting point to perform high-energy collisions of black holes in D dimensions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/7079
ISSN: 1550-7998
publisher version/DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.84.084039
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