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Progress of Theoretical Physics 123 (2010) 169-185
Hamiltonian Formulation of f(Riemann) Theories of Gravity
N. Deruelle1, M. Sasaki2, Y. Sendouda2, D. Yamauchi2

We present a canonical formulation of gravity theories whose Lagrangian is an arbitrary function of the Riemann tensor, which, for example, arises in the low-energy limit of superstring theories. Our approach allows a unified treatment of various subcases and an easy identification of the degrees of freedom of the theory.
1:  APC - UMR 7164 - AstroParticule et Cosmologie
2:  Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics
Physics/General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology

Physics/High Energy Physics - Theory
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