Positive mass theorem for hypersurface in 5-dimensional Lorentzian manifolds
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Submission date: 16. Nov. 1998
published in: Communications in analysis and geometry, 8 (2000) 3, p. 635-652
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We adapt Witten's method and the analytic arguments of Parker and Taubes to structures on orientable 4-dimensional manifolds. This yields a Positive Mass Theorem for spacelike hypersurfaces in 5-dimensional Lorentzian manifolds, which includes electromagnetic fields. We also prove an analogous one for 4-dimensional Lorentzian manifolds.