• Feb 23 2011

    NITheP Stellenbosch Seminar: Prof Subir Ghosh (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India)


    An Attempt to Construct A Spacetime With an Inbuilt Length Scale


    Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in a Higher Derivative field theory can
    induce an effective translationally non-invariant field theory. We
    attempt to implement this idea in higher derivative extension of Einstein
    General Relativity, to introduce an inbuilt length scale in spacetime. Physical consequences of the resulting theory
    needs to be studied further.


    23 February 2011 at 15h00