Testing the violation of the equivalence principle in the electromagnetic sector and its consequences in f(T) gravity

  title={Testing the violation of the equivalence principle in the electromagnetic sector and its consequences in f(T) gravity},
  author={Jackson Levi Said and Jurgen Mifsud and David Parkinson and Emmanuel N. Saridakis and Joseph Sultana and Kristian Zarb Adami},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
A violation of the distance-duality relation is directly linked with a temporal variation of the electromagnetic fine-structure constant. We consider a number of well-studied $f(T)$ gravity models and we revise the theoretical prediction of their corresponding induced violation of the distance-duality relationship. We further extract constraints on the involved model parameters through fine-structure constant variation data, alongside with supernovae data, and Hubble parameter measurements… Expand

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