The Resource Dark Matter and Dark Energy : A Challenge for Modern Cosmology, edited by Sabino Matarrese, Monica Colpi, Vittorio Gorini, Ugo Moschella, (electronic resource)

Dark Matter and Dark Energy : A Challenge for Modern Cosmology, edited by Sabino Matarrese, Monica Colpi, Vittorio Gorini, Ugo Moschella, (electronic resource)

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Dark Matter and Dark Energy : A Challenge for Modern Cosmology
Title
Dark Matter and Dark Energy
Title remainder
A Challenge for Modern Cosmology
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edited by Sabino Matarrese, Monica Colpi, Vittorio Gorini, Ugo Moschella
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  • eng
Summary
This book brings together reviews from leading international authorities on the developments in the study of dark matter and dark energy, as seen from both their cosmological and particle physics side. Studying the physical and astrophysical properties of the dark components of our Universe is a crucial step towards the ultimate goal of unveiling their nature. The work developed from a doctoral school sponsored by the Italian Society of General Relativity and Gravitation. The book starts with a concise introduction to the standard cosmological model, as well as with a presentation of the theory of linear perturbations around a homogeneous and isotropic background. It covers the particle physics and cosmological aspects of dark matter and (dynamical) dark energy, including a discussion of how modified theories of gravity could provide a possible candidate for dark energy. A detailed presentation is also given of the possible ways of testing the theory in terms of cosmic microwave background, galaxy redshift surveys and weak gravitational lensing observations. Included is a chapter reviewing extensively the direct and indirect methods of detection of the hypothetical dark matter particles. Also included is a self-contained introduction to the techniques and most important results of numerical (e.g. N-body) simulations in cosmology. This volume will be useful to researchers, PhD and graduate students in Astrophysics, Cosmology Physics and Mathematics, who are interested in cosmology, dark matter and dark energy
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523.1126
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English
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  • QC178
  • QC173.5-173.65
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non fiction
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  • Matarrese, Sabino.
  • Colpi, Monica.
  • Gorini, Vittorio.
  • Moschella, Ugo.
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Astrophysics and Space Science Library,
Series volume
370
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  • Quantum theory
  • Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
  • Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
  • Astrophysics and Astroparticles
  • Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation
  • Measurement Science and Instrumentation
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Dark Matter and Dark Energy : A Challenge for Modern Cosmology, edited by Sabino Matarrese, Monica Colpi, Vittorio Gorini, Ugo Moschella, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Contents
  • ""Dark Matter and Dark Energy""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""The dark side of the Universe""; ""Outline of the book""; ""I Cosmology""; ""II Dark Matter""; ""III Dark Energy""; ""Part I: Cosmology""; ""Chapter 1: Relativistic Cosmology""; ""1.1 Introduction""; ""1.2 Essentials of Friedmannâ€?Lemaître Models""; ""1.2.1 Friedmannâ€?Lemaître Spacetimes""; ""1.2.2 Thermal History Below 100 MeV""; ""1.2.3 Luminosity-Redshift Relation""; ""1.3 Inflationary Scenario""; ""1.3.1 Introduction""; ""1.3.2 The Horizon Problem and the General Idea of Inflation""; ""1.3.3 Scalar Field Models""
  • ""1.4 Cosmological Perturbation Theory""""1.4.1 Generalities""; ""1.4.2 Explicit form of the Energy-Momentum Conservation""; ""1.4.3 Einstein Equations""; ""1.5 Some Applications of CPT""; ""1.5.1 Nonrelativistic Limit""; ""1.5.2 Large-Scale Solutions""; ""1.5.3 Solution for Dust""; ""1.5.4 A Simple Relativistic Example""; ""1.6 CPT for Scalar Field Models""; ""1.6.1 Basic Perturbation Equations""; ""1.6.2 Consequences and Reformulations""; ""1.7 Quantization, Primordial Power Spectra""; ""1.7.1 Power Spectrum of the Inflaton Field""; ""1.7.2 Generation of Gravitational Waves""
  • ""1.7.3 Appendix to Section 1.7: Einstein Tensor for Tensor Perturbations""""1.8 Tight Coupling Phase""; ""1.8.1 Basic Equations""; ""1.8.2 Analytical and Numerical Analysis""; ""1.9 General Relativistic Boltzmann Equation""; ""1.9.1 One-Particle Phase Space, Liouville Operator""; ""1.9.2 The General Relativistic Boltzmann Equation""; ""1.9.3 Gauge Transformations""; ""1.9.4 Liouville Operator in the Longitudinal Gauge""; ""1.9.5 Boltzmann Equation for Photons""; ""1.9.6 Tensor Contributions to the Boltzmann Equation""; ""1.9.7 Collision Integral for Thomson Scattering""; ""References""
  • ""Chapter 2: Cosmology with Cosmic Microwave Background and Large-Scale Structure Observations""""2.1 Introduction""; ""2.2 Cosmic Microwave Background and Other Data Sets: What have we Learned About Cosmology?""; ""2.2.1 Testing Inflation: Status and the Prospects""; ""2.2.2 Beyond the Standard Cosmological Model""; ""2.3 CMB: How is the Information Extracted?""; ""2.3.1 Real-World Effects""; ""2.3.2 Beam""; ""2.3.3 Sky Cut""; ""2.3.4 How Do You Make a CMB Map in the First Place?""; ""2.3.5 Foregrounds""; ""2.3.6 Estimation of the C ""; ""2.3.7 Likelihoods""
  • ""2.4 The Dark Side of Large-Scale Structures""""2.4.1 Basic Tools for Large-Scale Structure""; ""2.4.2 Window and Selection Function""; ""2.4.3 Weighting Schemes to Account for all that and More""; ""2.4.4 Redshift-Space Distortions""; ""2.4.5 Nonlinearities etc.""; ""2.4.6 Baryon Acoustic Oscillations (BAO)""; ""2.5 Conclusions""; ""References""; ""Chapter 3: Cosmology with Gravitational Lensing""; ""3.1 Introduction""; ""3.2 Basics of Lensing""; ""3.2.1 The Bend Angle""; ""3.2.2 The Lens Equation""; ""3.2.3 General Thin Lens Mass Distributions""; ""3.3 Dark Matter""
  • ""3.3.1 2D Mass Surface Density Reconstruction""
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Edition
1st ed. 2011.
Extent
1 online resource (413 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613088581
Media category
computer
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Other control number
10.1007/978-90-481-8685-3
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remote
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Label
Dark Matter and Dark Energy : A Challenge for Modern Cosmology, edited by Sabino Matarrese, Monica Colpi, Vittorio Gorini, Ugo Moschella, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • ""Dark Matter and Dark Energy""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""The dark side of the Universe""; ""Outline of the book""; ""I Cosmology""; ""II Dark Matter""; ""III Dark Energy""; ""Part I: Cosmology""; ""Chapter 1: Relativistic Cosmology""; ""1.1 Introduction""; ""1.2 Essentials of Friedmannâ€?Lemaître Models""; ""1.2.1 Friedmannâ€?Lemaître Spacetimes""; ""1.2.2 Thermal History Below 100 MeV""; ""1.2.3 Luminosity-Redshift Relation""; ""1.3 Inflationary Scenario""; ""1.3.1 Introduction""; ""1.3.2 The Horizon Problem and the General Idea of Inflation""; ""1.3.3 Scalar Field Models""
  • ""1.4 Cosmological Perturbation Theory""""1.4.1 Generalities""; ""1.4.2 Explicit form of the Energy-Momentum Conservation""; ""1.4.3 Einstein Equations""; ""1.5 Some Applications of CPT""; ""1.5.1 Nonrelativistic Limit""; ""1.5.2 Large-Scale Solutions""; ""1.5.3 Solution for Dust""; ""1.5.4 A Simple Relativistic Example""; ""1.6 CPT for Scalar Field Models""; ""1.6.1 Basic Perturbation Equations""; ""1.6.2 Consequences and Reformulations""; ""1.7 Quantization, Primordial Power Spectra""; ""1.7.1 Power Spectrum of the Inflaton Field""; ""1.7.2 Generation of Gravitational Waves""
  • ""1.7.3 Appendix to Section 1.7: Einstein Tensor for Tensor Perturbations""""1.8 Tight Coupling Phase""; ""1.8.1 Basic Equations""; ""1.8.2 Analytical and Numerical Analysis""; ""1.9 General Relativistic Boltzmann Equation""; ""1.9.1 One-Particle Phase Space, Liouville Operator""; ""1.9.2 The General Relativistic Boltzmann Equation""; ""1.9.3 Gauge Transformations""; ""1.9.4 Liouville Operator in the Longitudinal Gauge""; ""1.9.5 Boltzmann Equation for Photons""; ""1.9.6 Tensor Contributions to the Boltzmann Equation""; ""1.9.7 Collision Integral for Thomson Scattering""; ""References""
  • ""Chapter 2: Cosmology with Cosmic Microwave Background and Large-Scale Structure Observations""""2.1 Introduction""; ""2.2 Cosmic Microwave Background and Other Data Sets: What have we Learned About Cosmology?""; ""2.2.1 Testing Inflation: Status and the Prospects""; ""2.2.2 Beyond the Standard Cosmological Model""; ""2.3 CMB: How is the Information Extracted?""; ""2.3.1 Real-World Effects""; ""2.3.2 Beam""; ""2.3.3 Sky Cut""; ""2.3.4 How Do You Make a CMB Map in the First Place?""; ""2.3.5 Foregrounds""; ""2.3.6 Estimation of the C ""; ""2.3.7 Likelihoods""
  • ""2.4 The Dark Side of Large-Scale Structures""""2.4.1 Basic Tools for Large-Scale Structure""; ""2.4.2 Window and Selection Function""; ""2.4.3 Weighting Schemes to Account for all that and More""; ""2.4.4 Redshift-Space Distortions""; ""2.4.5 Nonlinearities etc.""; ""2.4.6 Baryon Acoustic Oscillations (BAO)""; ""2.5 Conclusions""; ""References""; ""Chapter 3: Cosmology with Gravitational Lensing""; ""3.1 Introduction""; ""3.2 Basics of Lensing""; ""3.2.1 The Bend Angle""; ""3.2.2 The Lens Equation""; ""3.2.3 General Thin Lens Mass Distributions""; ""3.3 Dark Matter""
  • ""3.3.1 2D Mass Surface Density Reconstruction""
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2011.
Extent
1 online resource (413 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613088581
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-90-481-8685-3
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2560000000058262
  • (EBL)690775
  • (OCoLC)707825465
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  • (PQKBManifestationID)11295795
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000476035
  • (PQKBWorkID)10471269
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