• Feb 21 2012

    NITheP WITS Node Seminar

    Dr Hesam Soltanpanahi Sarabi (University of the Witwatersrand)

    The National Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the Centre for Theoretical Physics, School of Physics, would like to invite to its coming talk in the theory seminar series, entitled:

    "On Born-Infeld Gravity in Three Dimensions"

    to be presented by Dr. Hesam Soltanpanahi Sarabi (University of the Witwatersrand)

    Abstract: We explore different aspects of three dimensional Born-Infeld as well as Born-Infeld-Chern-Simons gravity. We show that the models have AdS and AdS-wave vacuum solutions. Moreover we observe that although Born-Infeld-Chern-Simons gravity admits a logarithmic solution, Born-Infeld gravity does not, though it has a limiting logarithmic solution as we approach the critical point.

    Date: Tuesday, 21st February 2012
    Venue: Frank Nabarro Lecture Theatre P216
    Time: 13.20 - 14.10

    For more information please conctact:

    Alan S. Cornell

    School of Physics
    University of the Witwatersrand
    Private Bag 3
    Wits 2050
    South Africa


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