International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 46, Issue 6, pp 1466–1470 | Cite as

Exact Solution of a Test Particle in Presence of Thick Domain Walls



We have obtained the exact solution of the equations of motion of a test particle near a thick domain walls. From the solution it has been shown that the domain walls have repulsive gravitational fields.


classical general relativity thick domain walls test partical 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physics DepartmentAl-Hussein Bin Talal UniversityMa’anJordan

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