Particle content of quadratic and f (R-mu nu sigma rho) theories in (A)dS


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Tekin B.

PHYSICAL REVIEW D, vol.93, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 93
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1103/physrevd.93.101502
  • Journal Name: PHYSICAL REVIEW D
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

We perform a complete decoupling of the degrees of freedom of quadratic gravity and the generic f(R-mu nu sigma rho) theory about any one of their possible vacua, i.e. maximally symmetric solutions, and find the masses of the spin-2 and spin-0 modes in explicit forms.