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Gravitational interactions in 2+1 dimensions
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1988-7-1
Author
Dereli, Tekin
Tucker, Robin W.
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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.
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Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
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https://hdl.handle.net/11511/51906
Journal
Classical and Quantum Gravity
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/5/7/004
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Department of Physics, Article
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T. Dereli and R. W. Tucker, “Gravitational interactions in 2+1 dimensions,”
Classical and Quantum Gravity
, pp. 951–959, 1988, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/51906.