Singular monopoles and gravitational instantons

Sergey A. Cherkis, Anton Kapustin

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Abstract

We model Ak and Dk asymptotically locally flat gravitational instantons on the moduli spaces of solutions of U (2) Bogomolny equations with prescribed singularities. We study these moduli spaces using Ward correspondence and find their twistor description. This enables us to write down the Kähler potential for Ak and Dk gravitational instantons in a relatively explicit form.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)713-728
Number of pages16
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Volume203
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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