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Chiral description of ghost-free massive gravity

  title={Chiral description of ghost-free massive gravity},
  author={Sergei Yu. Alexandrov and Kirill Krasnov and Simone Speziale},
We propose and study a new first order version of the ghost-free massive gravity. Instead of metrics or tetrads, it uses a connection together with Plebanski’s chiral 2-forms as fundamental variables, rendering the phase space structure similar to that of SU (2) gauge theories. The chiral description simplifies computations of the constraint algebra, and allows us to perform the complete canonical analysis of the system. In particular, we explicitly compute the secondary constraint and carry out… 

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