Self-Gravitating Systems in Extended Gravity
AbstractStarting from the weak field limit, we discuss astrophysical applications of Extended Theories of Gravity where higher order curvature invariants and scalar fields are considered by generalizing the Hilbert-Einstein action linear in the Ricci curvature scalar R. Results are compared to General Relativity in the hypothesis that Dark Matter contributions to the dynamics can be neglected thanks to modified gravity. In particular, we consider stellar hydrostatic equilibrium, galactic rotation curves, and gravitational lensing. Finally, we discuss the weak field limit in the Jordan and Einstein frames pointing out how effective quantities, as gravitational potentials, transform from one frame to the other and the interpretation of results can completely change accordingly. View Full-Text
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Stabile, A.; Capozziello, S. Self-Gravitating Systems in Extended Gravity. Galaxies 2014, 2, 520-576.
Stabile A, Capozziello S. Self-Gravitating Systems in Extended Gravity. Galaxies. 2014; 2(4):520-576.Chicago/Turabian Style
Stabile, Arturo; Capozziello, Salvatore. 2014. "Self-Gravitating Systems in Extended Gravity." Galaxies 2, no. 4: 520-576.