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(2+1)-dimensional topological gravity

Index (2+1)-dimensional topological gravity

In two spatial and one time dimensions, general relativity turns out to have no propagating gravitational degrees of freedom. [1]

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BTZ black hole

The BTZ black hole, named after Máximo Bañados, Claudio Teitelboim, and Jorge Zanelli, is a black hole solution for (2+1)-dimensional topological gravity with a negative cosmological constant.

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CGHS model

The Callan–Giddings–Harvey–Strominger model or CGHS model in short is a toy model of general relativity in 1 spatial and 1 time dimension.

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Chern–Simons theory

The Chern–Simons theory, named after Shiing-Shen Chern and James Harris Simons, is a 3-dimensional topological quantum field theory of Schwarz type, developed by Edward Witten.

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Index of physics articles (!$@)

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(2%2B1)-dimensional_topological_gravity

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