Volume 82, Number 3, May 2008
Article Number 30008
Number of page(s) 6
Section General
Published online 17 April 2008
EPL, 82 (2008) 30008
DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/82/30008

The quadratic symmetric teleparallel gravity in two dimensions

M. Adak1 and T. Dereli2

1  Department of Physics, Pamukkale University - 20017 Denizli, Turkey
2  Department of Physics, Koç University - 34450 Sariyer-Istanbul, Turkey

received 25 February 2008; accepted in final form 11 March 2008; published May 2008
published online 17 April 2008

A 2D symmetric teleparallel gravity model is given by a generic 4-parameter action that is quadratic in the non-metricity tensor. Variational field equations are derived. A class of conformally flat solutions are found. We also give static or cosmological solutions that need not be in this class.

04.50.Kd - Modified theories of gravity.
11.10.Kk - Field theories in dimensions other than four.
04.60.Kz - Lower dimensional models; minisuperspace models.

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