Supersymmetry, black holes and holography in three dimensions

Gökhan Alkaç

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Abstract

In this thesis, we study various modified gravity theories in 2+1 dimensions. First, we construct supersymmetric extensions of higher derivative gravity theories up to four derivatives of the metric. For a particular case, a systematic analysis of supersymmetric solutions is performed. Then, we turn our attention to a model without supersymmetry. We provide a classification of solutions under certain assumptions and find new solutions.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Groningen
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Bergshoeff, Eric, Supervisor
  • Roest, Diederik, Co-supervisor
  • van de Weijgaert, Marinus, Assessment committee
  • Stelle, K., Assessment committee, External person
  • Deger, S., Assessment committee, External person
Award date20-Oct-2017
Place of Publication[Groningen]
Publisher
Print ISBNs978-94-034-0108-9
Electronic ISBNs978-94-034-0107-2
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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