Elements of string cosmology [E-Book] / Maurizio Gasperini.
Gasperini, Maurizio, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
1 online resource (xv, 552 pages)
englisch
9780511611285
9780521187985
9780521868754
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Table of Contents:
  • A short review of standard and inflationary cosmology
  • The basic string cosmology equations
  • Conformal invariance and string effective actions
  • Duality symmetries and cosmological solutions
  • Inflationary kinematics
  • The string phase
  • The cosmic background of relic gravitational waves
  • Scalar perturbations and the anistropy of the CMB radiation
  • Dilaton phenomenology
  • Elements of brane cosmology.