Formation of solitonic stars through gravitational cooling

Edward Seidel, Wai Mo Suen

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Abstract

We studied the formation of compact bosonic objects through a dissipationless cooling mechanism. Implications of the existence of this mechanism are discussed, including the abundance of bosonic stars in the Universe, and the possibility of ruling out the axion as a dark matter candidate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2516-2519
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume72
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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