Affordable Access

deepdyve-link
Publisher Website

Gauge independent effective action for quantum electrodynamics in Euclidean de Sitter space

Authors
  • Balakrishnan, J.
  • Toms, D.J.
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1991
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0370-2693(91)90181-O
OAI: oai:inspirehep.net:318262
Source
INSPIRE-HEP
License
Unknown
External links

Abstract

We calculate the one-loop effective action for scalar and spinor electrodynamics in euclidean de Sitter space in the unitary gauge using the covariant Vilkovisky-DeWitt procedure. The resulting effective action is gauge independent. Our calculations are performed to third order in the Riemann tensor, and disagree with those of other authors obtained in specific gauges.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times