Chern-Simons-like Gravity Theories

Eric A. Bergshoeff, Olaf Hohm, Wout Merbis, Alasdair J. Routh, Paul K. Townsend

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Abstract

A wide class of three-dimensional gravity models can be put into "Chern-Simons-like" form. We perform a Hamiltonian analysis of the general model and then specialise to Einstein-Cartan Gravity, General Massive Gravity, the recently proposed Zwei-Dreibein Gravity and a further parity violating generalisation combining the latter two.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-201
JournalLecture Notes in Physics
Volume892
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7-Feb-2014

Keywords

  • hep-th

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