The gravitational field of a star in quadratic gravity

  title={The gravitational field of a star in quadratic gravity},
  author={Alfio Bonanno and Samuele Silveravalle},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
The characterization of the gravitational field of isolated objects is still an open question in quadratic theories of gravity. We study static equilibrium solutions for a self-gravitating fluid in extensions of General Relativity including terms quadratic in the Weyl tensor C μνρσ and in the Ricci scalar R, as suggested by one-loop corrections to classical gravity. By the means of a shooting method procedure we link the total gravitational mass and the strength of the Yukawa corrections… Expand


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