Nonlinear realization of local symmetries of AdS space

T. E. Clark, S. T. Love, Muneto Nitta, T. Ter Veldhuis

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Coset methods are used to construct the action describing the dynamics associated with the spontaneous breaking of the local symmetries of AdSd+1 space due to the embedding of an AdSd brane. The resulting action is an SO(2,d) invariant AdS form of the Einstein-Hilbert action, which in addition to the AdSd gravitational vielbein, also includes a massive vector field localized on the brane. Its long wavelength dynamics is the same as a massive Abelian vector field coupled to gravity in AdSd space.

Original languageEnglish
Article number085014
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Oct 15
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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