Euclideanized Einstein-Yang-Mills equations, wormholes and the ground-state wave function of a radiation dominated Universe

  • O. Bertolami
  • J. M. Mourão
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 383)


SO(4)-symmetric (anti-)selfdual solutions of euclideanized Yang-Mills equations are used for constructing the ground-state wave function of the Universe. We discuss also SO(4)-symmetric wormhole solutions of Einstein-Yang-Mills systems and some physical implications of our minisuperspace ground-state wave function of the Universe.


Gauge Group Gauge Field Quantum Cosmology Wormhole Solution Classical Turning Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Bertolami
    • 1
  • J. M. Mourão
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Centro de Física da Matéria CondensadaLisboa CodexPortugal
  2. 2.Centro de Física NuclearLisboa CodexPortugal
  3. 3.Departamento de FísicaInstituto Superior TécnicoLisboaPortugal

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