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Cotton Blend Gravity pp Waves

Deser, S. and Jackiw, R. and Pi, S.-Y. (2005) Cotton Blend Gravity pp Waves. Acta Physica Polonica B, 36 (1). pp. 27-33. ISSN 1899-2358. doi:10.48550/arXiv.0409011.

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We study conformal gravity in d = 2 + 1, where the Cotton tensor is equated to a — necessarily traceless — matter stress tensor, for us that of the improved scalar field. We first solve this system exactly in the pp wave regime, then show it to be equivalent to topologically massive gravity.

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Additional Information:© 2005 Jagellonian University. Creative Common License, CC-BY 4.0. Received September 3, 2004. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under grant PHY04-01667 and by the US Department of Energy under cooperative research agreements DE-FC02-94-ER40818 and DE-FG02-91-ER40676. RJ thanks C. Nunez for a discussion.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FC02-94-ER40818
Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG02-91-ER40676
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Classification Code:PACS numbers: 04.20.–q, 04.20.Jb
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