Unimodular theory: A little pedagogical vision
Abstract
Under the generic designation of unimodular theory, two theoretical models of gravity are considered: the unimodular gravity and the TDiff theory. Our approach is primarily pedagogical. We aim to describe these models both from a geometric and a fieldtheoretical point of view. In addition, we explore connections with the cosmologicalconstant problem and outline some applications. We do not discuss the application of this theory to the quantization of gravity.
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 22403445
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 Journal Article
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 Journal Name: Annals of Physics (New York); Journal Volume: 350; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2014 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; COSMOLOGICAL CONSTANT; GRAVITATION; QUANTIZATION
Citation Formats
Fernández Cristóbal, Jose Ma, Email: jmariaffc@gmail.com. Unimodular theory: A little pedagogical vision. United States: N. p., 2014.
Web. doi:10.1016/J.AOP.2014.07.046.
Fernández Cristóbal, Jose Ma, Email: jmariaffc@gmail.com. Unimodular theory: A little pedagogical vision. United States. doi:10.1016/J.AOP.2014.07.046.
Fernández Cristóbal, Jose Ma, Email: jmariaffc@gmail.com. Sat .
"Unimodular theory: A little pedagogical vision". United States.
doi:10.1016/J.AOP.2014.07.046.
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abstractNote = {Under the generic designation of unimodular theory, two theoretical models of gravity are considered: the unimodular gravity and the TDiff theory. Our approach is primarily pedagogical. We aim to describe these models both from a geometric and a fieldtheoretical point of view. In addition, we explore connections with the cosmologicalconstant problem and outline some applications. We do not discuss the application of this theory to the quantization of gravity.},
doi = {10.1016/J.AOP.2014.07.046},
journal = {Annals of Physics (New York)},
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volume = 350,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Nov 15 00:00:00 EST 2014},
month = {Sat Nov 15 00:00:00 EST 2014}
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