Gravitational stability of boson stars
journal contributionposted on 27.04.2006, 10:41 by Feodor Kusmartsev, E.W. Mielke, F.E. Schunck
We investigate the stability of general-relativistic boson stars by classifying singularities of differential mappings and compare our results with those of perturbation theory. Depending on the particle number, the star has the following regimes of behavior: stable, metastable, pulsation, and collapse.