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2009 Some Solutions with Torsion in Chern-Simons Gravity and Observable Effects
Fabrizio Canfora
J. Geom. Symmetry Phys. 13: 9-24 (2009). DOI: 10.7546/jgsp-13-2009-9-24


It is shown that in five dimensional Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet theories exact vacuum solutions with non-vanishing torsion can be constructed. Some possible observational effects related to neutrino oscillations are pointed out. In the theory of continuum media (in which suitable defects can be described by localized non vanishing torsion) “the gravitational intuition” is a rather useful tool to describe the physical effects of such defects. A possible astrophysical application is shortly described.


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Fabrizio Canfora. "Some Solutions with Torsion in Chern-Simons Gravity and Observable Effects." J. Geom. Symmetry Phys. 13 9 - 24, 2009.


Published: 2009
First available in Project Euclid: 24 May 2017

zbMATH: 1173.83018
MathSciNet: MR2504586
Digital Object Identifier: 10.7546/jgsp-13-2009-9-24

Rights: Copyright © 2009 Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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