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Author Ecole d'ť ̌de physique thǒrique (Les Houches, Haute-Savoie, France) (86th : 2006)

Title Particle physics and cosmology : the fabric of spacetime : Ecole d'ť ̌de Physique des Houches, session LXXXVI, 31 July-25 August 2006 : Ecole thm̌atique du CNRS / edited by Francis Bernardeau, Christophe Grojean and Jean Dalibard
Published Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Boston, Mass. : Elsevier, [2007]
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Contents Cover -- Previous sessions -- Organizers -- Lecturers -- Participants -- Preface -- Contents -- Part 1. Long Lectures -- Course 1. Gravitational waves -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Linearization of Einstein equations -- 3. Interaction of gravitational waves with point particles -- 4. Effective stress-energy tensor of gravitational waves -- 5. Generation of gravitational waves -- 6. Application to binary systems -- 7. Other astrophysical sources -- 8. Cosmological sources -- References -- Course 2. Baryogenesis -- 1. Observational evidence for the BAU -- 2. Sakharov's conditions for baryogenesis -- 3. Example: GUT baryogenesis -- 4. B and CP violation in the standard model -- 5. Electroweak phase transition and electroweak baryogenesis -- 6. A model of electroweak baryogenesis: 2HDM -- 7. EWBG in the MSSM -- 8. Other mechanisms; Leptogenesis -- References -- Course 3. String cosmology -- 1. Dark energy -- 2. Inflation -- References -- Course 4. Physics of the early universe and inflation -- 1. Preamble -- 2. Concise history of the early universe -- 3. Inflation -- 4. Global geometry -- 5. Generation of fluctuations from inflation -- 6. Preheating after inflation -- References -- Course 5. Cosmic microwave background anisotropies up to second order -- 1. Preamble -- 2. Introduction -- 3. Perturbing gravity -- 4. The collisionless Boltzmann equation for photons -- 5. Collision term -- 6. The Brightness equation -- 7. The Boltzmann equation for baryons and cold dark matter -- 8. Linear solution of the Boltzmann equations -- 9. Conclusions -- Appendix A. Einstein's equations -- Appendix B. First-order solutions of Einstein's equations in various eras -- References -- Course 6. Physics beyond the standard model and dark matter -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Why beyond the standard model -- 3. Examples of physics beyond the standard model -- 4. Evidence for dark matter -- 5. What dark matter is not -- 6. WIMP dark matter -- 7. Dark horse candidates -- 8. Cosmic coincidence -- 9. Conclusions -- Appendix A. Gravitational lensing -- References -- Part 2. Short Topical Lectures -- Course 7. Effective field theories and gravitational radiation -- 1. Lecture I -- 2. Lecture II -- 3. Conclusions -- Appendix A. Redundant operators -- References -- Course 8. Holographic cosmology -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Framework -- 3. Anti-de Sitter cosmologies -- 4. Dual field theory evolution -- 5. Discussion -- References -- Course 9. Neutrino physics and cosmology -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The cosmic neutrino background -- 3. Neutrinos and Primordial Nucleosynthesis -- 4. Extra radiation and the effective number of neutrinos -- 5. Massive neutrinos -- 6. Effects of neutrino masses on cosmology -- 7. Current bounds on neutrino masses -- 8. Future sensitivities on neutrino masses from cosmology -- 9. Conclusions -- References -- Course 10. Cos
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Cosmology -- Congresses.
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Bernardeau, Francis.
Dalibard, J.
Grojean, Christophe.
ISBN 0080550606 (electronic bk.)
9780080550602 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Fabric of spacetime