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Math. Comput. Appl. 2010, 15(4), 665-673; doi:10.3390/mca15040665

A Class of Charged Relativistic Spheres

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Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Private Bag X54001, Durban 4000, South Africa
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Permanent address: Department of Mathematical Sciences, South Eastern University, Sammanthurai, Sri Lanka
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Published: 1 December 2010
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Abstract

We find a new class of exact solutions to the Einstein-Maxwell equations which can be used to model the interior of charged relativistic objects. These solutions can be written in terms of special functions in general; for particular parameter values it is possible to find solutions in terms of elementary functions. Our results contain models found previously for uncharged neutron stars and charged isotropic spheres.
Keywords: Charged spheres; Einstein-Maxwell equations; relativistic astrophysics Charged spheres; Einstein-Maxwell equations; relativistic astrophysics
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Komathiraj, K.; Maharaj, S. A Class of Charged Relativistic Spheres. Math. Comput. Appl. 2010, 15, 665-673.

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