Can an Unruh detector feel a cosmic string?


Bilge A., HORTACSU M., Ozdemir N.

GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION, vol.30, no.6, pp.861-876, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1023/a:1026608124868
  • Title of Journal : GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.861-876

Abstract

Unruh's detector calculation is used to study the effect of the defect angle beta in a space-time with a cosmic string for both the excitation and de-excitation cases. It is found that a rotating detecting results in a non-zero effect for both finite (small) and infinite (large) time.