- Blockcourse on Cosmology

Block Course on Cosmology

University of Bielefeld, Germany

September 17 - 22, 2009


Anne Green, Nottingham - Dark Matter
Will Percival, Portsmouth - Large Scale Structure
Patrick Peter, IAP Paris - Cosmic Expansion and Thermal History
Alain Riazuelo, IAP Paris - Cosmic Microwave Background
Sergei Winitzki, LMU Munich - Inflation


Kari Enqvist, Helsinki
Jerome Martin, IAP Paris
Aravind Natarajan, Bielefeld
Dominik Schwarz, Bielefeld

Block Course of the International Graduate School, GRK 881, Bielefeld - Paris, "Quantum Fields and Strongly Interacting Matter". Supported also by the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule - Université Franco-Allemande.

Intended for PhD students, but application is open to anyone interested.

Please note that there will be a workshop on "Cosmic Structure and Evolution" following the block course (September 23 - 25).

Suggested reading for the lectures of

Patrick Peter: Primordial Cosmology, Patrick Peter and Jean-Philippe Uzan, Oxford University Press, USA

Will Percival: Cosmological Physics, J. A. Peacock, Cambridge University Press

Anne Green: Supersymmetric Dark Matter, Gerard Jungman, Marc Kamionkowski, and Kim Griest, Physics Reports Volume 267, Issues 5-6, March 1996, Pages 195-373
Dark Matter Astrophysics, Guido D'Amico, Marc Kamionkowski, Kris Sigurdson, astro-ph/0907.1912, arXiv:0907.1912
Dark Matter Candidates, Lars Bergstrom, hep-ph/0907.1912, arXiv:0903.4849

Sergei Winitzki: V. F. Mukhanov, Physical foundations of cosmology (2005); A. Liddle, D. Lyth, The primordial cosmological perturbation (2009)

Alain Riazuelo
Authors: Wayne Hu, Concepts in CMB Anisotropy Formation,
Authors: Chung-Pei Ma, Edmund Bertschinger, Cosmological Perturbation Theory in the Synchronous and Conformal Newtonian Gauges
Authors: Wayne Hu, Martin White, CMB Anisotropies: Total Angular Momentum Method

List of Participants
Travel information

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Gudrun Eickmeyer
Faculty for Physics
University of Bielefeld
D-33501 Bielefeld
e-mail: gudrun@physik.uni-bielefeld.de

Last updated: September 28, 2009

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