Cosmological solutions of a nonlocal model with a perfect fluid

Emilio Elizalde, Ekaterina O. Pozdeeva, Sergey Yu Vernov, Ying Li Zhang

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    Abstract

    A nonlocal gravity model which does not assume the existence of a new dimensional parameter in the action and includes a function f(□-1 R), with □ the d'Alembertian operator, is studied. By specifying an exponential form for the function f and including a matter sector with a constant equation of state parameter, all available power-law solutions in the Jordan frame are obtained. New power-law solutions in the Einstein frame are also probed. Furthermore, the relationship between power-law solutions in both frames, established through conformal transformation, is substantially clarified. The correspondence between power-law solutions in these two frames is proven to be a very useful tool in order to obtain new solutions in the Einstein frame. © 2013 IOP Publishing Ltd and Sissa Medialab srl.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number034
    JournalJournal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
    Volume2013
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2013

    Keywords

    • Dark energy theory
    • Modified gravity

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