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Born - Infeld - Einstein actions?

Deser, S. and Gibbons, G. W. (1998) Born - Infeld - Einstein actions? Classical and Quantum Gravity, 15 (5). L35-L39. ISSN 0264-9381. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180511-163012178

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Abstract

We present some obvious physical requirements on gravitational avatars of nonlinear electrodynamics and illustrate them with explicit determinantal Born - Infeld - Einstein models. A related procedure, using compensating Weyl scalars, permits us to formulate conformally invariant versions of these systems as well.


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https://doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/15/5/001DOIArticle
https://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9803049arXivDiscussion Paper
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Deser, S.0000-0001-9285-9434
Additional Information:© 1998 IOP Publishing. Received 6 March 1998. The research of SD was supported by the National Science Foundation, under grant no PHY-9315811. Our work was begun at the VI Conference on the Quantum Mechanics of Fundamental Systems, during a session held at the Presidente Frei Antarctic base; we thank the organizers for this unique opportunity.
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NSFPHY-9315811
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Official Citation:S Deser and G W Gibbons 1998 Class. Quantum Grav. 15 L35
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