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The Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)

by Yasunori Fujii

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical mechanics,
  • Relativity physics,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Gravity,
  • Science / Gravity,
  • Science / Mathematical Physics,
  • Science : Mathematical Physics,
  • Mathematical Physics,
  • Gravitation,
  • Scalar field theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7715340M
    ISBN 100521037522
    ISBN 109780521037525

    The volume is published in honour of Carl Brans on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Carl H. Brans, who also contributes personally, is a creative and independent researcher and one of the founders of the scalar-tensor theory, also known as Jordan-Brans-Dicke theory. In the present book, much space is devoted to scalar-tensor theories. We investigate, in the framework of a recently introduced new class of invariant geometrical scalar–tensor theory of gravity, the possibility that a viscous dark fluid can be described in a unified manner by a single scalar field. Thus we developed a model in which both the metric tensor and the scalar field have geometrical origin.

    The study of general relativity at small scales has already produced important results (cf e.g. LNP Quantum Gravity and Quantum Cosmology) while its study at large scales is challenging because recent and upcoming observational results will provide important information on the validity of . Thus in the variable mass theory (VMT, see Table 1), a scalar-tensor theory devised to test the necessity for the strong equivalence principle, the expansion of the universe forces evolution of toward a particular value at which () diverges. Thus, late in the history of the universe (and today is late), localized gravitational systems are.

    An investigation is made of the seismic response of the Earth to gravitational radiation of the scalar field emitted in accordance with the scalar- tensor theory of gravitation. Conditions are found under which this secondary radiation and the response to it are comparable with or exceed the corresponding values for the ordinary (primary. scalar-tensor formulation have been proposed in the contexts of dilatons in string theory and inflatons in cosmology. This paper presents a brief overview of this history. A recent, and much more thorough, study of the subject of scalar-tensor theories can be found in the book .


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This book introduces the subject at a level suitable for both graduate students and researchers. It explores scalar fields, placing them in context with a discussion of Brans-Dicke theory, covering the cosmological constant problem. To my knowledge The Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation by Y Fujii and K Maeda is the first book to develop a modern view on this topic and is one of the latest titles in the well-presented Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics series.

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This book provides a clear and concise introduction to the theoretical ideas and developments, exploring scalar fields and placing them in context with a discussion of Brans-Dicke theory.

The Scalar–Tensor Theory of Gravitation The scalar–tensor theory of gravitation is one of the most popular alternatives to Einstein’s theory of gravitation. This book provides a clear and concise introduction to the theoretical ideas and developments, exploring scalar fields and placing them in con-text with a discussion of Brans–Dicke.

The scalar-tensor theory of gravitation is one of the most popular alternatives to Einstein's theory of gravitation. This book provides a clear and concise introduction to the theoretical ideas and developments, exploring scalar fields and placing them in context with a discussion of Brans-Dicke theory.

Topics covered include the cosmological constant problem, time variability of coupling. The latest released data from Planck in put up tighter constraints on inflationary parameters. In the present article, the in-built symmetry of the non-minimally coupled scalar-tensor theory of gravity is used to fix the coupling parameter, the functional Brans–Dicke parameter, and the potential of the theory.

It is found that all the three different power-law potentials and one Author: Dalia Saha, Susmita Sanyal, Abhik Kumar Sanyal.

Book review The Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation Yasunori Fujii and Kei-ichi Maeda (ed) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press pp ISBN(Paperback) £ Since the scalar-tensor theory of gravitation was proposed almost 50 years ago, it has recently become a robust alternative theory to Einstein’sCited by: The Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation - by Yasunori Fujii January Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

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