The spectrum of symmetric teleparallel gravity

Conroy, Aindriú and Koivisto, Tomi (2017) The spectrum of symmetric teleparallel gravity. arxiv.org.

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Abstract

General Relativity and its higher derivative extensions have symmetric teleparallel reformulations in terms of the non-metricity tensor within a torsion-free and flat geometry. These notes present a derivation of the exact propagator for the most general infinite-derivative, even-parity and generally covariant theory in the symmetric teleparallel spacetime. The action made up of the non-metricity tensor and its contractions is decomposed into terms involving the metric and a gauge vector field and is found to complement the previously known non-local ghost- and singularity-free theories.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: arxiv.org
Additional Information: 4 pages + 1 page of references, 1 figure
Subjects:
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 88370
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 23 Oct 2017 12:38
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2020 04:15
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/88370

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