Item description for Brane-localized Gravity by Philip D. Mannheim...
This timely and valuable book provides a detailed pedagogical introduction and treatment of the brane-localized gravity program of Randall and Sundrum, in which gravitational signals are able to localize around our four-dimensional world in the event that it is a brane embedded in an infinitely-sized, higher dimensional anti-de Sitter bulk space. A completely self-contained development of the material needed for brane-world studies is provided for both students and workers in the field, with a significant amount of the material being previously unpublished. Particular attention is given to issues not ordinarily treated in the brane-world literature, such as the completeness of tensor gravitational fluctuation modes, the causality of brane-world propagators, and the status of the massless graviton fluctuation mode in brane worlds in which it is not normalizable.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 2005
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812565612 ISBN13 9789812565617