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Inflation and Cosmic Strings

R. Brandenberger

Inflation and Cosmic Strings

Two Mechanisms for Producing Structure in the Universe

by R. Brandenberger

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Published by World Scientific Pub Co Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13212600M
    ISBN 109971502674
    ISBN 109789971502676
    OCLC/WorldCa150901846

      How Cosmic Inflation Flattened the Universe Cosmic Relax | Background for Meditation, Yoga, Lemmond - Cosmic Strings - Duration: Webpages created by the Cambridge University cosmology group for a general audience, with information about black holes, the big bang models, cosmic strings, galaxies and .

    Talk:Cosmic string. Jump to navigation Jump to search "Cosmic strings, if they exist, would be extremely thin with diameters on the same order as a proton." And probably a Nobel price to the one who would have done the observation as it will give the first clue on how is the inflation field(s). — Preceding unsigned comment added by. Cosmic Inflation has always been a concept I struggle with. I finally bit the bullet and read this autobiographical account from Guth himself of how it came to be. Although the book is a bit dated (it is from a pre Dark Energy era), it is a pretty comprehensive treatment of the evolution of the theory from crackpot idea to widely accepted as /5.

      All About Cosmic Inflation. Theoretical particles like magnetic monopoles, leftover signatures from grand unification, topological defects like .   The B-Mode Story You Haven’t Heard The BICEP2 experiment's discovery of polarized light from the time of inflation has not help up .


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Inflation and Cosmic Strings by R. Brandenberger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Realistic cosmic strings are expected to have tensions around 6 orders of magnitude below the critical value, and are thus always sub-critical.

However, the inflating cosmic string solutions might be relevant in the context of brane cosmology, where the string is promoted to a 3-brane (corresponding to our universe) in a six-dimensional bulk. Part 2 also includes how the theory of Cosmic Inflation solves most of these problems and how to test the theory.

The balance of Part 2 deals with some of the more speculative cosmological ideas involving quantum theory and multiple universes. I thought the book did a great job presenting a comprehensive description of current cosmological Cited by: 3.

In physical cosmology, cosmic inflation, cosmological inflation, or just inflation, is a theory of exponential expansion of space in the early inflationary epoch lasted from 10 −36 seconds after the conjectured Big Bang singularity to some time between 10 −33 and 10 −32 seconds after the singularity.

Following the inflationary period, the universe continued to. He is best known for his Inflation and Cosmic Strings book of eternal cosmic inflation, creation of the universe from nothing, and for his groundbreaking work on cosmic strings.

He is the director of the Tufts Institute of Cosmology. Read more. Product details. File Size: KB; Print Length: pages /5(20). Cosmic Strings, Nehalem, Oregon. K likes. Acoustic folk/jam group lead by husband and wife duo Emma and Spencer Houghton5/5(6).

after cosmic strings, can appear rather naturally. In the former case, the cosmic strings can be the fundamental superstrings themselves, while in the latter case, they can be fundamental strings and/or vortices resulting from the Higgs like mechanism.

Cosmic strings with tension above the inflation scale will not be produced after infla. Cosmic strings are linear topological defects which are predicted by some grand unified theories to form during a spontaneous symmetry breaking phase transition in the early universe.

They are the basis for the only theories of galaxy formation aside from quantum fluctuations from inflation based on fundamental physics. In contrast to inflation, they can also be observed directly. We've blown through black holes and wormholes, but there's yet another possible means of time traveling via theoretic cosmic phenomena.

For this scheme, we turn to physicist J. Richard Gott, who introduced the idea of cosmic string back in As the name suggests, these are stringlike objects that some scientists believe were formed in the early universe.

Now in paperback, this book is the first comprehensive and coherent introduction to the role of cosmic strings and other topological defects in the universe. This study has been one of the major driving forces in cosmology over the last decade, and lies at the fruitful intersection of particle physics and cosmology.

After an introduction to standard cosmological. Some of the proposals on how inflation is realized in string theory are reviewed. Since everything is made of strings, some string loops of cosmological sizes are likely to survive in the hot big bang that followed inflation.

They appear as cosmic strings, which can have intricate by: After the end of inflation, U(1)B-L breaks spontaneously and a network of local cosmic strings, which contribute a small amount to the curvature perturbation, is produced.

Cosmic string tension. If the D1-brane is the cosmic string (i.e., p=3), its tension is simply the cosmic string tension: (4) μ=τ 1 =M s 2 /(2πg s). However, we expect the string coupling generically to be g s ≳1. To obtain a theory with a weakly coupled sector in the low energy effective field theory (i.e., the standard model of strong and electroweak interactions with weak Cited by: Adding cosmic strings to a model with tensors, we find that B-modes on their own provide a comparable limit on the defects to that already coming from Planck satellite temperature data.

ALEX VILENKIN has been one of the key researchers at the forefront of theoretical cosmology and has made many significant contributions to the field. He is best known for his theories of eternal cosmic inflation, creation of the universe from.

Cosmic strings could solve positron mystery. a theory called 'inflation' has been invoked to explain how the Universe went through a period of exponential expansion early in. A book on the unification of particles and fields wouldn’t be complete without a discussion of the implications of this unification on the origin of the universe.

How do grand unified theories, Cosmic Strings and Inflation | SpringerLinkAuthor: Barry Parker. Henry Tye Sze-Hoi (Chinese: 戴自海; born in Shanghai, China) is a Chinese-American cosmologist and theoretical physicist most notable for proposing that relative brane motion could cause cosmic inflation as well as his work on superstring theory, brane cosmology and elementary particle physics.

He had his primary and secondary school education in Hong al advisor: Francis E. Low. The code we use was originally developed by Bruce Allen and Paul Shellard, and has recently been upgraded.

It has over lines of C code. It starts by generating an initial 'box of strings' (see below), containing a configuration of strings such as one would expect to find after a phase transition in the early Universe.

Then it evolves this initial box, by using the laws of motion of. Books shelved as inflation: The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Future of American Affluence by Robert J.

Samuelson, Understanding Inflat. The inflationary universe is identical to the Big Bang universe for all time after the first 10 –30 second.

Prior to that, the model suggests that there was a brief period of extraordinarily rapid expansion or inflation, during which the scale of the universe increased by a factor of about 10 50 times more than predicted by standard Big Bang.

Nuclear Physics B () North-Holland, Amsterdam COSMIC STRINGS AND INFLATION Ethan T. VISHNIAC Department of Astronomy, University of Texas, Austin TXUSA Keith A. OLIVE School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MNUSA David SECKEL CERN, Geneva, Switzerland Received 12 November We Cited by: the presence of cosmic strings of mass scale ˘ GeV.

W. Buchmuller, V. Domcke, K. Kamada and K. Schmitz, arXivv1 [hep-ph] Predicted gravity wave (GW) spectrum and the expected sensitivity of current and upcoming experiments.

Called inflation, the theory required that early in the history of the universe, the universe expanded faster than the speed of light. Confused? Watch this video as .