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Density perturbations in a Brans-Dicke cosmological model


A very general flat solution for Brans-Dicke cosmology with a perfect-fluid, Robertson-Walker metric and a perfect gas law of state is examined regarding density perturbations. The model has growing instabilities, but not of exponential character.

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Berman, M.S. Density perturbations in a Brans-Dicke cosmological model. Int J Theor Phys 29, 1415–1417 (1990).

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  • Elementary Particle
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  • Cosmological Model
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