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Title: Matter coupling in partially constrained vielbein formulation of massive gravity

We consider a linear effective vielbein matter coupling without introducing the Boulware-Deser ghost in ghost-free massive gravity. This is achieved in the partially constrained vielbein formulation. We first introduce the formalism and prove the absence of ghost at all scales. As next we investigate the cosmological application of this coupling in this new formulation. We show that even if the background evolution accords with the metric formulation, the perturbations display important different features in the partially constrained vielbein formulation. We study the cosmological perturbations of the two branches of solutions separately. The tensor perturbations coincide with those in the metric formulation. Concerning the vector and scalar perturbations, the requirement of absence of ghost and gradient instabilities yields slightly different allowed parameter space.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [1] ;  [4]
  1. Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8502 (Japan)
  2. School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD (United Kingdom)
  3. Institute for Theoretical Studies, ETH Zurich,Clausiusstrasse 47, 8092 Zurich (Switzerland)
  4. (WPI),5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8583 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22458445
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics; Journal Volume: 2016; Journal Issue: 01; Other Information: PUBLISHER-ID: JCAP01(2016)003; OAI: oai:repo.scoap3.org:13306; cc-by Article funded by SCOAP3. Content from this work may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Any further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the title of the work, journal citation and DOI.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Sponsoring Org:
SCOAP3, CERN, Geneva (Switzerland)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; GALACTIC EVOLUTION; GRAVITATION; INSTABILITY; MATHEMATICAL SOLUTIONS; METRICS; PERTURBATION THEORY