RIEMANN-EINSTEIN STRUCTURE FROM VOLUME AND GAUGE SYMMETRY

@article{Wilczek1998RIEMANNEINSTEINSF,
  title={RIEMANN-EINSTEIN STRUCTURE FROM VOLUME AND GAUGE SYMMETRY},
  author={Frank Wilczek},
  journal={Physical Review Letters},
  year={1998},
  volume={80},
  pages={4851-4854}
}
  • F. Wilczek
  • Published 1998
  • Physics
  • Physical Review Letters
It is shown how a metric structure can be induced in a simple way starting with a gauge structure and a preferred volume, by spontaneous symmetry breaking. A polynomial action, including coupling to matter, is constructed for the symmetric phase. It is argued that assuming a preferred volume, in the context of a metric theory, induces only a limited modification of the theory. 
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