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Lorentz Violation with an Antisymmetric Tensor
Physical Review D
  • Brett Altschul, University of South Carolina
  • Quentin G. Bailey, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • V. Alan Kostelecky, Indiana University
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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.
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Brett Altschul, Quentin G. Bailey and V. Alan Kostelecky. "Lorentz Violation with an Antisymmetric Tensor" College Park, MDPhysical Review D Vol. 81 Iss. 6 (2010) p. 065028 - 065028
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