Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 61, Issue 3, pp 239–248 | Cite as

P2 as a gravitational Instanton

  • G. W. Gibbons
  • C. N. Pope


We compare some of the properties of ℂP2 with those of the SU(2) Yang-Mills Instanton and conclude that ℂP2 may be regarded as a gravitational pseudoparticle surrounded by an event horizon.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. W. Gibbons
    • 1
  • C. N. Pope
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeEngland

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