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A geometrical action for dilaton gravity. (English) Zbl 0833.53072
The author studies the gravitational interaction between the dilation and the antisymmetric field that is obtained in the low energy limit of string theory. It is also shown to be derivable from a geometrical action principle.

MSC:
53Z05 Applications of differential geometry to physics
83E30 String and superstring theories in gravitational theory
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