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Classically constrained gauge fields and gravity

@article{Gabadadze2005ClassicallyCG,
  title={Classically constrained gauge fields and gravity},
  author={Gregory Gabadadze and Yanwen Shang},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2005}
}
We study gauge and gravitational field theories in which the gauge fixing conditions are imposed as constraints on classical fields. Quantization of fluctuations can be performed in a BRST invariant manner, while the main novelty is that the classical equations of motion admit solutions that are not present in the standard approach. Although the new solutions exist for both gauge and gravitational fields, one interesting example we consider in detail is constrained gravity endowed with a… 

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