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

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G. A. Carvalho; R. V. Lobato; P. H. R. S. Moraes; José D. V. Arbañil; E. Otoniel; R. M. Marinho; M. Malheiro;
  • Publisher: Springer/Società Italiana di Fisica
  • Journal: EPJC (issn: 1434-6052, eissn: 1434-6052)
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  • Related 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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