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

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

Details

No. of pages:
590
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080550602
Print ISBN:
9780444530073
Print ISBN:
9780444560087

About the series-volume-editors

Francis Bernardeau

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

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

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

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