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Monopole accretion by cosmic strings

Authors
  • Matheson, A.M.
  • Upton, D.M.
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1990
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1142/S0217732390001499
OAI: oai:inspirehep.net:303461
Source
INSPIRE-HEP
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Abstract

We study the accretion of super-heavy magnetic monopoles around cosmic string loops in the very early universe. For sufficiently massive monopoles, a possible result of this accretion process is the formation of monopole-black holes, leading ultimately to a monopole-to-photon ratio comparable to the limits required by neutron star observations.

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