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In the cascading gravity brane-world scenario, our 3-brane lies within a succession of lower codimension branes, each with their own induced gravity term, embedded into each other in a higher dimensional space-time. In the (6 + 1)-dimensional version of this scenario, we show that a 3-brane with tension remains flat, at least for sufficiently small tension that the weak-field approximation is valid. The bulk solution is singular nowhere and remains in the perturbative regime everywhere.
Rham, C. d., Khoury, J., & Tolley, A. (2009). Flat 3-brane with Tension in Cascading Gravity. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/physics_papers/50
Date Posted: 14 December 2010
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