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Three-dimensional cosmological gravity: Dynamics of constant curvature

Deser, S. and Jackiw, R. (1984) Three-dimensional cosmological gravity: Dynamics of constant curvature. Annals of Physics, 153 (2). pp. 405-416. ISSN 0003-4916. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180521-145600236

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Abstract

In three space-time dimensions, Einstein's equations with cosmological constant Λ imply that the curvature is constant outside sources. When particles are present, they alter the global properties of the exterior geometry. In the De Sitter case, space is a two-sphere and static many-body solutions are quite different from their Λ = 0 counterparts; in particular particles lie at antipodal points, with the great-circle wedge between them excised. These configurations are analyzed in terms of the general static solution to the exterior field equations.


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Additional Information:© 1984 Published by Elsevier. Received October 4, 1983. This research is supported in part by the National Science Foundation under grant PHY-82-01094 and by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under contract DE-AC02-76ER03069.
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Official Citation:S Deser, R Jackiw, Three-dimensional cosmological gravity: Dynamics of constant curvature, Annals of Physics, Volume 153, Issue 2, 1984, Pages 405-416, ISSN 0003-4916, https://doi.org/10.1016/0003-4916(84)90025-3. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0003491684900253)
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