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International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp 217–225 | Cite as

Einstein Frame or Jordan Frame?

  • Valerio Faraoni
  • Edgard Gunzig
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Abstract

Scalar-tensor theories of gravity can beformulated in the Jordan or in the Einstein frame, whichare conformally related. The issue of which conformalframe is physical is a contentious one; we provide a straightforward example based ongravitational waves in order to clarify theissue.

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Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Einstein Frame 
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  • Edgard Gunzig

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