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Gravitational interactions in 2+1 dimensions

Dereli, Tekin and Tucker, Robin (1988) Gravitational interactions in 2+1 dimensions. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 5 (7). pp. 951-959. ISSN 0264-9381

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Abstract

Modifications to Einstein's vacuum equations for gravitation in 2+1 dimensions are studied. The addition of the Schouten-Eisenhart 2-forms to the field equations admits gravitational wave solutions although no non-trivial static rotationally symmetric metrics exist. Higher-order derivative models for the metric are discussed together with a 2+1 Brans-Dicke theory. The latter is solved for a static metric exhibiting singularities.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Classical and Quantum Gravity
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 74958
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 04 Aug 2015 10:26
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 02:14
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/74958

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