Title: Ground States in General 2D Dilaton Gravity
Language: input.forms.value-pairs.iso-languages.en
Authors: Laihartinger, Martin 
Qualification level: Diploma
Advisor: Grumiller, Daniel 
Assisting Advisor: Ruzziconi, Romain 
Issue Date: 2022
Citation: 
Laihartinger, M. (2022). Ground States in General 2D Dilaton Gravity [Diploma Thesis, Technische Universität Wien]. reposiTUm. https://doi.org/10.34726/hss.2022.102600
Number of Pages: 26
Qualification level: Diploma
Abstract: 
General dilaton gravity in 2 dimensions is a useful tool for investigating questions of quantum gravity. It is not only a toy-model for lower dimensional gravity, but can also be derived from compactifications of higher dimensions. We focus on a more general, not power-counting renormalizable action, where we find a 3 parameter family as generalization of the 2 parameter $ab$-family, that comprises spherically reduced gravity from any dimension. We also compute the ground state conditions for Minkowski, Rindler and (A)dS space-times, for the 2 classes of models we investigate.
Keywords: dilaton gravity in two dimensions; maximally symmetric spacetimes; classical and quantum gravity
URI: https://doi.org/10.34726/hss.2022.102600
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/20434
DOI: 10.34726/hss.2022.102600
Library ID: AC16557412
Organisation: E136 - Institut für Theoretische Physik 
Publication Type: Thesis
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