Effective Action Model for the Cosmological Constant Revisited

  • Stephen L. Adler
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 56)


I give a revised version of an effective action model for the vanishing of the cosmological constant, incorporating the observation of Y. H. Gao that it is better to formulate the argument with a Mellin transform than with a Laplace transform.


Partition Function Cosmological Constant Effective Action Planck Scale Planck Length 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen L. Adler
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  1. 1.Institute for Advanced StudyPrincetonUSA

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