Induced Einstein-Kalb-Ramond theory in four dimensions

W. F. Kao*

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    Abstract

    We analyze a four-dimensional induced Einstein-Kalb-Ramond theory with a conformally coupled Kalb-Ramond action. We also comment on an Ansatz which is inconsistent with the assumption of maximal form invariance imposed on the Kalb-Ramond field due to the cosmological principle. It is argued that the spatial dependences of various fields considered here are inconsistent with the Friedmann-Robertson-Walker metric. One hence justifies the Ansatz used in many articles. We also show that the contribution from the Kalb-Ramond action is negligible effectively after the inflationary era. Some of the solutions to the field equations are presented.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5421-5428
    Number of pages8
    JournalPhysical Review D
    Volume46
    Issue number12
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 1992

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