Newton-Cartan Gravity in Action
Eric Bergshoeff
University of Groningen
Wed, Oct. 18th 2017, 14:15-15:15
Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774, Orme des Merisiers

I will give a short introduction into a frame-independent formulation of Newtonian gravity, called Newton-Cartan Gravity, and explain why there is a renewed interest into non-relativistic gravity. As a particular application I will discuss a recent proposal for an Effective Field Theory describing a massive spin-2 mode (the so-called GMP mode) in the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect.

Contact : Mariana GRANA


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