Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 107, Issue 4, pp 587–609 | Cite as

On the existence ofn-geodesically complete or future complete solutions of Einstein's field equations with smooth asymptotic structure

  • Helmut Friedrich


It is demonstrated that initial data sufficiently close to De-Sitter data develop into solutions of Einstein's equations Ric[g]=Λg with positive cosmological constant Λ, which are asymptotically simple in the past as well as in the future, whence null geodesically complete. Furthermore it is shown that hyperboloidal initial data (describing hypersurfaces which intersect future null infinity in a space-like two-sphere), which are sufficiently close to Minkowskian hyperboloidal data, develop into future asymptotically simple whence null geodesically future complete solutions of Einstein's equations Ric[g]=0, for which future null infinity forms a regular cone with vertexi+ that represents future time-like infinity.


Neural Network Statistical Physic Complex System Initial Data Nonlinear Dynamics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmut Friedrich
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  1. 1.Fachbereich MaschinenbauUniversität der Bundeswehr HamburgHamburg 70Federal Republic of Germany

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