# GRAVITATIONAL CHERENKOV RADIATION FROM EXTENDED THEORIES OF GRAVITY

@article{Laurentis2012GRAVITATIONALCR, title={GRAVITATIONAL CHERENKOV RADIATION FROM EXTENDED THEORIES OF GRAVITY}, author={Mariafelicia De Laurentis and Salvatore Capozziello and Giuseppe Basini}, journal={Modern Physics Letters A}, year={2012}, volume={27}, pages={1250136} }

We linearize the field equations for higher order theories of gravity that contain scalar invariants other than the Ricci scalar. We find that besides a massless spin-2 field (the standard graviton), the theory contains also spin-0 and spin-2 massive modes with the latter being, in general, ghost modes. The rate at which such particles would emit gravitational Cherenkov radiation is calculated for some interesting physical cases.

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