# Strong interactions and exact solutions in nonlinear massive gravity

@article{Koyama2011StrongIA, title={Strong interactions and exact solutions in nonlinear massive gravity}, author={Kazuya Koyama and Gustavo Niz and Gianmassimo Tasinato}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2011}, volume={84}, pages={064033} }

We investigate strong coupling effects in a covariant massive gravity model, which is a candidate for a ghost-free non-linear completion of Fierz-Pauli. We analyse the conditions to recover general relativity via Vainshtein mechanism in the weak field limit, and find three main cases depending on the choice of parameters. In the first case, the potential is such that all non-linearities disappear and the vDVZ discontinuity cannot be avoided. In the second case, the Vainshtein mechanism allows…

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