Negative mass solitons in gravity

We first reconstruct the conserved (Abbott-Deser) charges in the spin-connection formalism of gravity for asymptotically (Anti)-de Sitter spaces, and then compute the masses of the AdS soliton and the recently found Eguchi-Hanson solitons in generic odd dimensions, unlike the previous result obtained for only five dimensions. These solutions have negative masses compared to the global AdS or AdS/Z(p) spacetimes. As a separate note, we also compute the masses of the recent even dimensional Taub-NUT-Reissner-Nordstrom metrics.

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H. Cebeci, B. Ö. Sarıoğlu, and B. Tekin, “Negative mass solitons in gravity,” PHYSICAL REVIEW D, vol. 73, no. 6, pp. 0–0, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: