# New class of effective field theories from embedded branes.

@article{Goon2011NewCO, title={New class of effective field theories from embedded branes.}, author={Garrett Goon and Kurt Hinterbichler and Mark Trodden}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2011}, volume={106 23}, pages={ 231102 } }

We present a new general class of four-dimensional effective field theories with interesting global symmetry groups. These theories arise from purely gravitational actions for (3+1)-dimensional branes embedded in higher dimensional spaces with induced gravity terms. The simplest example is the well known Galileon theory, with its associated Galilean symmetry, arising as the limit of a DGP brane world. However, we demonstrate that this is a special case of a much wider range of theories, with…

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