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Ross, Simon F. (2007). Non-supersymmetric asymptotically AdS_5 x S^5 smooth geometries. Journal of High Energy Physics 01(2006): 130.

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We find soliton solutions in five-dimensional gauged supergravity, where a circle degenerates smoothly in the core of the geometry. In the family of solutions we consider, we find no completely smooth supersymmetric solutions, but we find discrete families of non-supersymmetric solitons. We discuss the relation to previous studies of the asymptotically flat case. We also consider gauged supergravities in four and seven dimensions, but fail to find any smooth solutions.