• Ermis MitsouEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


In this thesis we have elaborated on the formulation, properties and phenomenology of some non-local theories of gravitation containing a fixed mass parameter, with the ultimate aim being of providing a viable dark energy model.


Massive Gravity Dynamical Field Auxiliary Field Massless Theory Quantum Effective Action 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics, Institute for Strings, Cosmology and Astroparticle PhysicsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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