# Noether Currents and Maxwell-Type Equations of Motion in Higher Derivative Gravity Theories

@article{Kugo2021NoetherCA, title={Noether Currents and Maxwell-Type Equations of Motion in Higher Derivative Gravity Theories}, author={Taichiro Kugo}, journal={Symmetry}, year={2021}, volume={13}, pages={1408} }

In general coordinate invariant gravity theories whose Lagrangians contain arbitrarily high order derivative fields, the Noether currents for the global translation and for the Nakanishi’s IOSp(8|8) choral symmetry containing the BRS symmetry as its member are constructed. We generally show that for each of these Noether currents, a suitable linear combination of equations of motion can be brought into the form of a Maxwell-type field equation possessing the Noether current as its source term.

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