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D=5 gravity

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Idea

gravity in spacetimes of dimension 5.

Properties

Black ring solutions

While impossible in 4 dimensions, 5-dimensional gravity has solitonic solutions with non-spherical horizons, specifically with horizons homeomorphic to a torus: “black rings” (Emparan-Reall 02)

References

On black rings in 5d gravity:

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