A note on energy-momentum conservation in Palatini formulation of L(R) gravity

Peng Wang, Gilberto M. Kremer, Daniele S.M. Alves, Xin He Meng

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Abstract

By establishing that Palatini formulation of L(R) gravity is equivalent to ω=-3/2 Brans-Dicke theory, we show that energy-momentum tensor is covariantly conserved in this type of modified gravity theory.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)517-521
Number of pages5
JournalGeneral Relativity and Gravitation
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Brans-Dicke theory
  • Equivalence

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