Logo

Modified Gravity and Cosmology

Small book cover: Modified Gravity and Cosmology

Modified Gravity and Cosmology
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 312

Description:
In this review we present a thoroughly comprehensive survey of recent work on modified theories of gravity and their cosmological consequences. Amongst other things, we cover General Relativity, Scalar-Tensor, Einstein-Aether, and Bimetric theories, as well as TeVeS, f(R), general higher-order theories, Horava-Lifschitz gravity, Galileons, Ghost Condensates, and models of extra dimensions including Kaluza-Klein, Randall-Sundrum, DGP, and higher co-dimension braneworlds.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(3.7MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies up to Second OrderCosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies up to Second Order
by - arXiv
These notes present the computation of the system of Boltzmann equations describing the evolution of the photon, baryon and cold dark matter fluids up to second order in perturbation theory. They follow the time evolution of the CMB anisotropies.
(5972 views)
Book cover: Cosmology and AstrophysicsCosmology and Astrophysics
by - arXiv.org
In these lectures I review the present status of the so-called Standard Cosmological Model, based on the hot Big Bang Theory and the Inflationary Paradigm. I will make special emphasis on the recent developments in observational cosmology ...
(3547 views)
Book cover: Cosmic Structure, Averaging and Dark EnergyCosmic Structure, Averaging and Dark Energy
by - arXiv
These lecture notes review the theoretical problems associated with coarse-graining the observed inhomogeneous structure of the universe at late epochs, of describing average cosmic evolution in the presence of growing inhomogeneity ...
(5170 views)
Book cover: Inflation and String TheoryInflation and String Theory
by - arXiv
We review cosmological inflation and its realization in quantum field theory and string theory. We describe two intertwined approaches to the physics of inflation: from the bottom up in effective field theory, and from the top down in string theory.
(7368 views)