Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
A topological metric in 2+1 dimensions
Department of Physics, Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimag̃usa, Turkey
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Accepted: 25 May 2015
Published online: 4 June 2015
A real-valued triplet of scalar fields as a source gives rise to a metric which tilts the scalar, not the light cone, in 2+1 dimensions. The topological metric is static, regular, and it is characterized by an integer The problem is formulated as a harmonic map of Riemannian manifolds in which the integer equals the degree of the map.
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