Logo

Introductory Lectures on Quantum Cosmology

Small book cover: Introductory Lectures on Quantum Cosmology

Introductory Lectures on Quantum Cosmology
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 107

Description:
We describe the modern approach to quantum cosmology, as initiated by Hartle and Hawking, Linde, Vilenkin and others. The primary aim is to explain how one determines the consequences for the late universe of a given quantum theory of cosmological initial or boundary conditions. It also includes a detailed treatment of the WKB interpretation.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.2MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: InflationInflation
by - NIKHEF
Contents: Big Bang Cosmology; Inflation; Cosmological perturbations; CMB data; Particle physics models of inflation; Brane inflation; Literature; Curvature perturbation constant on superhorizon scales; Moduli are massless modes in the 4D EFT.
(5176 views)
Book cover: Introduction to relativistic astrophysics and cosmology through MapleIntroduction to relativistic astrophysics and cosmology through Maple
by - arXiv
The author presents the pedagogical introduction to relativistic astrophysics and cosmology, which is based on computational and graphical resources of Maple 6. The knowledge of basics of general relativity and differential geometry is supposed.
(10013 views)
Book cover: Superstring CosmologySuperstring Cosmology
by - arXiv
Aspects of superstring cosmology are reviewed with an emphasis on the cosmological implications of duality symmetries in the theory. The string effective actions are summarized and toroidal compactification to four dimensions reviewed.
(5922 views)
Book cover: Big Bang Nucleosynthesis and Physics Beyond the Standard ModelBig Bang Nucleosynthesis and Physics Beyond the Standard Model
by - arXiv
We first present a pedagogical account of relativistic cosmology and primordial nucleosynthesis, discussing both theoretical and observational aspects, and then examine such constraints in detail, in particular those pertaining to new particles.
(6558 views)