Palatini formulation of non-local gravity

Briscese, Fabio and Pucheu, Maria Laura (2016) Palatini formulation of non-local gravity. International Journal of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics, 14 (02). p. 1750019. ISSN 0219-8878

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We derive the dynamical equations for a non-local gravity model in the Palatini formalism and we discuss some of the properties of this model. We have shown that, in some specific case, the vacuum solutions of general relativity are also vacuum solutions of the non-local model, so we conclude that, at least in this case, the singularities of Einstein’s gravity are not removed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nonlocal gravity; Palatini variation; modified gravity
Subjects: F300 Physics
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2017 12:08
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2021 11:51

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