Volume 110, Number 2, April 2015
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||06 May 2015|
Thick braneworlds and the Gibbons-Kallosh-Linde no-go theorem in the Gauss-Bonnet framework
1 Departamento de Ciências Exatas e da Terra, Universidade Federal de São Paulo - Diadema, SP, Brazil
2 Departamento de Física e Química, Universidade Estadual Paulista - Av. Dr. Ariberto Pereira da Cunha, 333, Guaratinguetá, SP, Brazil
3 Centro de Matemática, Computação e Cognição, Universidade Federal do ABC 09210-170 Santo André, SP, Brazil
4 International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) - Via Bonomea 265, 34136 Trieste, Italy
Received: 9 February 2015
Accepted: 13 April 2015
The sum rules related to thick braneworlds are constructed in order to encompass Gauss-Bonnet terms. The generation of thick branes is hence proposed in a periodic extra dimension scenario, which circumvents the Gibbons-Kallosh-Linde no-go theorem in this context.
PACS: 04.50.-h – Higher-dimensional gravity and other theories of gravity / 11.25.-w – Strings and branes
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