Stellar equilibrium configurations of white dwarfs in the f(R, T) gravity

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Carvalho, G. A.; Lobato, R. V.; Moraes, P. H. R. S.; Arbañil, José D. V.; Otoniel, E.; Marinho, R. M.; Malheiro, M.;
  • Publisher: SpringerOpen
  • Journal: European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields (issn: 1434-6044, eissn: 1434-6052)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-5413-5
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | Nuclear Theory | QC770-798 | Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity | Astrophysics | High Energy Physics - Theory | QB460-466
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

Abstract In this work we investigate the equilibrium configurations of white dwarfs in a modified gravity theory, namely, f(R, T) gravity, for which R and T stand for the Ricci scalar and trace of the energy-momentum tensor, respectively. Considering the functional form... View more
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