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Lorentz Violation with an Antisymmetric Tensor
Physical Review D
  • Quentin G Bailey, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Brett Altschul, University of South Carolina
  • V. Alan Kostelecky, Indiana University
Document Type
Article
Publication/Presentation Date
3-25-2010
Abstract/Description
Field theories with spontaneous Lorentz violation involving an antisymmetric 2-tensor are studied. A general action including nonminimal gravitational couplings is constructed, and features of the Nambu- Goldstone and massive modes are discussed. Minimal models in Minkowski spacetime exhibit dualities with Lorentz-violating vector and scalar theories. The post-Newtonian expansion for nonminimal models in Riemann spacetime involves qualitatively new features, including the absence of an isotropic limit. Certain interactions producing stable Lorentz-violating theories in Minkowski spacetime solve the renormalization-group equations in the tadpole approximation.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.81.065028
Required Publisher’s Statement
© 2010 American Physical Society. This article is also available from the publisher at https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.81.065028
Citation Information
Quentin G Bailey, Brett Altschul and V. Alan Kostelecky. "Lorentz Violation with an Antisymmetric Tensor" Physical Review D Vol. 81 Iss. 6 (2010) p. 065028 - 065028
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/quentin_bailey/7/