Massive dual spin 2 revisited

T. L. Curtright, H. Alshal

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Abstract

We reconsider a massive dual spin 2 field theory in four spacetime dimensions. We obtain the Lagrangian that describes the lowest order coupling of the field to the four-dimensional curl of its own energy-momentum tensor. We then find some static solutions for the dual field produced by other energy-momentum sources and we compare these to similar static solutions for non-dual “finite range” gravity. Finally, through use of a nonlinear field redefinition, we show the theory is the exact dual of the Ogievetsky-Polubarinov model for a massive spin 2 field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number114777
JournalNuclear Physics B
Volume948
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2019

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