# A General Expression for the Quartic Lovelock Tensor

@article{Briggs1997AGE, title={A General Expression for the Quartic Lovelock Tensor}, author={C. C. Briggs}, journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology}, year={1997} }

A general expression is given for the quartic Lovelock tensor in terms of the Riemann-Christoffel and Ricci curvature tensors and the Riemann curvature scalar for n-dimensional differentiable manifolds having a general linear connection. In addition, expressions are given (in the appendix) for the coefficient of the quartic Lovelock Lagrangian as well as for lower-order Lovelock tensors and Lovelock Lagrangian coefficients.

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