Particle Physics and Cosmology: the Fabric of Spacetime, Volume 86

1st Edition

Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School 2006

Series Volume Editors: Francis Bernardeau Christophe Grojean Jean Dalibard
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444530073
eBook ISBN: 9780080550602
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st August 2007
Page Count: 590
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - A. Buonanno: Gravitational Waves Chapter 2 - J.M. Cline: Baryogenesis Chapter 3 - J.M. Cline: String Cosmology Chapter 4 - L. Kofman: Physics of the Early Universe and Inflation Chapter 5 - N. BArtolo, S. Matarrese, and A. Riotto: Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies up to Second Order Chapter 6 - H. Murayama: Physics beyond Standard Model Chapter 7 - W. Goldberger: Effective Field Theories and Gravitational Radiation Chapter 8 - T. Hertog: Holographic Cosmology Chapter 9 - S. Pastor: Neutrino Physics and Cosmology Chapter 10 - S. Prunet: Cosmic Microwave Background: Observational Status Chapter 11 - R. Teyssier: Structure Formation with Numerical Simulations Chapter 12 - P. Tinyakov: Giving MAss to the Gravitation

Description

This book is a collection of lectures given in August 2006 at the Les Houches Summer School on “Particle Physics and Cosmology: the Fabric of Spacetime”. It provides a pedagogical introduction to the various aspects of both particle physics beyond the Standard Model and Cosmology of the Early Universe, covering each topic from the basics to the most recent developments.

Key Features

· Provides a pedagogical introduction to topics at the interface of particle physics and cosmology · Addresses each topic from the basis to the most recent developments · Provides necessary tools to build new theoretical models addressing various issues both in cosmology and particle physics · Covers the lectures by internationally-renowned and leading experts · Faces the predictions of theoretical models against collider experimental data as well as from cosmological observations

Readership

Graduate students, researchers


Details

No. of pages:
590
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080550602
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444530073

Reviews

"Addresses each topic from the basis to the most recent developments…Provides necessary tools to build new theoretical models addressing various issues both in cosmology and particle physics…"--BookInspections.com, May 27, 2013


About the Series Volume Editors

Francis Bernardeau Series Volume Editor

Francis Bernardeau works in various domains of theoretical cosmology, from the physics of the early Universe of the study of its large-scale structure. His recent activities are centred on multiple-field inflationary models and gravitational cosmic shear observations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Service de Physique Théorique, CEA-Saclay

Christophe Grojean Series Volume Editor

Christophe Grojean has scientific interests that spread from astroparticle physics to the phenomenology of particle physics beyond the Standard Model.His recent activities are centred on models of electroweak symmetry breaking and their signatures.

Affiliations and Expertise

Physics Department, Theory Unit, CERN, Switzerland and Service de Physique Théorique, CEA-Saclay

Jean Dalibard Series Volume Editor

Jean Dalibard works in the field of atomic physics and quantum optics. His recent activities is centered on the physics of cold quantum gases, in particular Bose-Einstein condensation.

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, ENS, Paris, France