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Configurational entropy as a tool to select a physical thick brane model

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Chinaglia, M. [1] ; Cruz, W. T. [2] ; Correa, R. A. C. [1] ; de paula, W. [1] ; Moraes, P. H. R. S. [1]
Total Authors: 5
[1] ITA, BR-12228900 Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP - Brazil
[2] Inst Fed Educ Ciencia & Tecnol Ceara, Campus Juazeiro Norte, Fortaleza, Ceara - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physics Letters B; v. 779, p. 16-23, APR 10 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 2

We analize braneworld scenarios via a configurational entropy (CE) formalism. Braneworld scenarios have drawn attention mainly due to the fact that they can explain the hierarchy problem and unify the fundamental forces through a symmetry breaking procedure. Those scenarios localize matter in a (3 + 1) hypersurface, the brane, which is inserted in a higher dimensional space, the bulk. Novel analytical braneworld models, in which the warp factor depends on a free parameter n, were recently released in the literature. In this article we will provide a way to constrain this parameter through the relation between information and dynamics of a system described by the CE. We demonstrate that in some cases the CE is an important tool in order to provide the most probable physical system among all the possibilities. In addition, we show that the highest CE is correlated to a tachyonic sector of the configuration, where the solutions for the corresponding model are dynamically unstable. (c) 2018 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier B.V. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/03276-5 - General theory of Oscillons in Lorentz violating scenarios, configurational entropy and physics of nanomaterials
Grantee:Rafael Augusto Couceiro Correa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 15/08476-0 - Gravitational waves in f(R,T) theories: polarization states and astrophysical sources
Grantee:Pedro Henrique Ribeiro da Silva Moraes
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate