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Title in Portuguese: On the proof of the thin sandwich conjecture in arbitrary dimensions
Title: On the proof of the thin sandwich conjecture in arbitrary dimensions
Author: Avalos, Rodrigo
Dahia, Fábio Leal de Melo
Romero, Carlos
Lira, Jorge Herbert Soares de
Keywords: Sandwich Conjecture
Física matemática
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Journal of Mathematical Physics
Citation: AVALOS, Rodrigo ; ROMERO, Carlos. ; DAHIA, Fábio Leal de Melo ; LIRA, Jorge Herbert Soares de . On the proof of the thin sandwich conjecture in arbitrary dimensions. Journal of Mathematical Physics, v. 58, p. 102502, 2017.
Abstract: On the proof of the Thin Sandwich Conjecture in arbitrary dimensions. In this paper we show the validity, under certain geometric conditions, of Wheeler's thin sandwich conjecture for higher dimensional theories of gravity. We extend the results shown by R. Bartnik and G. Fodor for the 3-dimensional case in two ways.On the one hand, we show that the results presented in Phys. Rev. D 48, 3596-3599 (1993) are valid in arbitrary dimensions, and on the other hand, we show that the geometric hypotheses needed for the proofs can always be satisfied, which constitutes in itself a new result for the 3-dimensional case. In this way, we show that on any compact n-dimensional manifold, n ≥ , there is an open set in the space of all possible initial data where the thin sandwich problem is well-posed.
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