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dc.contributor.authorChen, Peng Hua
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-06T07:20:49Z
dc.date.available2015-05-06T07:20:49Z
dc.date.copyright2015en_US
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/63137
dc.description.abstractThis thesis aims to find analytical solutions for geodesics (especially non-equatorial ones) of rotating traversable wormholes and study the features of such wormholes. We are motivated by Teo’s work which gives the canonical form of the metric for the rotating traversable wormholes and shows interesting features of such wormholes. But Teo did not give the analytical solutions for non-equatorial geodesics of such wormholes. We follow Carter’s approach using the Hamilton-Jacobi method to find the analytical solutions for the geodesics. However it turns out that the geodesics of such wormholes do not have analytical solutions in general. Instead, we construct a slowly rotating wormhole from the canonical form and solve it analytically. In addition, we study and compare the features of different wormholes, especially embedding diagrams, exotic matter and Carter constant for each of them.en_US
dc.format.extent115 p.en_US
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dc.subjectDRNTU::Science::Physicsen_US
dc.titleInvestigations into separable geodesics and embedding diagrams for wormholesen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorLeek Meng Leeen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Physical and Mathematical Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Science in Physicsen_US
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