# Black holes in quasi-topological gravity and conformal couplings

@article{Chernicoff2016BlackHI, title={Black holes in quasi-topological gravity and conformal couplings}, author={Mariano Chernicoff and Octavio Fierro and Gast'on Giribet and Julio Oliva}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2016}, volume={2017}, pages={1-17} }

A bstractLovelock theory of gravity provides a tractable model to investigate the effects of higher-curvature terms in the context of AdS/CFT. Yielding second order, ghost-free field equations, this theory represents a minimal setup in which higher-order gravitational couplings in asymptotically Anti-de Sitter (AdS) spaces, including black holes, can be solved analytically. This however has an obvious limitation as in dimensions lower than seven, the contribution from cubic or higher curvature…

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