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A Note on Matter Covariantization for Gravity Coupling

  • S. Deser
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Abstract

Covariantization is of course required for initially flat space matter actions to couple consistently to GR; here we show in detail for concrete systems how it follows in the same physical way as that deriving GR from its initial free field form.

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by Grant DOE#desc0011632; I thank J. Franklin for major tech help.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical PhysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA
  2. 2.Physics DepartmentBrandeis UniversityWalthamUSA

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