By Daniel Baumann,Liam McAllister

The prior 20 years have visible transformative advances in cosmology and string concept. Observations of the cosmic microwave heritage have published robust proof for inflationary growth within the very early universe, whereas new insights approximately compactifications of string conception have resulted in a deeper knowing of inflation in a framework that unifies quantum mechanics and normal relativity. Written via of the prime researchers within the box, this entire and obtainable quantity presents a contemporary remedy of inflationary cosmology and its connections to thread conception and ordinary particle conception. After an updated experimental precis, the authors current the principles of powerful box concept, string concept, and string compactifications, environment the degree for an in depth exam of types of inflation in string idea. 3 appendices include history fabric in geometry and cosmological perturbation thought, making this a self-contained source for graduate scholars and researchers in string conception, cosmology, and comparable fields.

Show description

Read or Download Inflation and String Theory (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics) PDF

Similar mathematical physics books


Supergravity, including string concept, is among the most vital advancements in theoretical physics. Written by means of of the main revered employees within the box, this can be the first-ever authoritative and systematic account of supergravity. The ebook starts off via reviewing facets of relativistic box thought in Minkowski spacetime.

Localization in Periodic Potentials: From Schrödinger Operators to the Gross–Pitaevskii Equation (London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series)

This booklet offers a complete therapy of the Gross–Pitaevskii equation with a periodic power; particularly, the localized modes supported through the periodic strength. It takes the mean-field version of the Bose–Einstein condensation because the place to begin of research and addresses the life and balance of localized modes.

Gravitation und Relativität: Eine Einführung in die Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie (De Gruyter Studium) (German Edition)

Die Relativitätstheorie gehört zu den bekanntesten Theorien der Physik. Auch wenn ihre unmittelbaren Auswirkungen auf unser tägliches Leben praktisch vernachlässigbar sind, geht von ihr dennoch eine große Faszination aus. Das vorliegende Buch bahnt physikalisch interessierten Lesern mit grundlegenden Kenntnissen der höheren Mathematik einen anschaulichen und nachvollziehbaren Weg zum Verständnis der Relativitätstheorie.

Strain Gradient Plasticity-Based Modeling of Damage and Fracture (Springer Theses)

This booklet offers a accomplished creation to numerical modeling of measurement results in steel plasticity. the most sessions of pressure gradient plasticity formulations are defined and successfully carried out within the context of the finite point approach. a strong numerical framework is gifted and hired to enquire the function of pressure gradients on structural integrity evaluate.

Extra info for Inflation and String Theory (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.19 of 5 – based on 5 votes