Cosmology Seminar

Time: Starts at 1:30pm
Place: K202 @YITP

The second semester in 2014

2.10 Kouichi Nomura
Title: Interacting dreibeins
Refs: Hamid R. Afshar, Eric A. Bergshoeff, Wout Merbis. arXiv:1410.6164
Eric A. Bergshoeff, Olaf Hohm, Wout Merbis, Alasdair J. Routh, Paul K. Townsend. arXiv:1402.1688
Kurt Hinterbichler, Rachel A. Rosen. arXiv:1203.5783

1.27 Yuichi Ohara (Nagoya University)
Title: New model of massive spin-2 particle
Refs: PRD 90 (2014) 123013

1.20 Shinji Mukohyama
Title: Cosmology in bimetric theory with an effective composite coupling to matter
Refs: arXiv:1501.02790

1.13 Guillem Domenech
Title: False vacuum decay, Minkowski vacua can be metastable.
Refs: PRD 15.10 (1977): 2929
PRD 21.12 (1980): 3305
JCAP 2011.11 (2011): 035

12.16 Atsuki Masuda (Osaka City University)
Title: Propagation of a vortex beam around a Kerr black hole
Ref: F. Tamburini, B. Thide, G. M. Terriza, G. An- zolin, Nature Phys.7, 195-197 (2011)

12.2 Tsuyoshi Houri (Kobe University)
Title: Overdetermined PDEs in general relativity
Refs: arXiv:math/0206117, 1403.7226[math.DG], 1410.1023[gr-qc] and others I will refer to in my talk. You can also refer to lecture notes by Maciej Dunajski at DAMTP, available online at the URL: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/md327/PDElecture.pdf.

11.25 Chunshan Lin
Title: induced gravity and gauge hierarchy
Refs: A. Zee PRL 42, vol 7, 1979, 417 CL 1405.4821

11.18 Hiroyuki Nakano
Title: On the falloff of radiated energy in black hole spacetimes
Ref: arXiv:1007.4596 [gr-qc]

11.4 Atsushi Taruya
Title: Bispectrum in the effective field theory of large-scale structure
Ref: T. Baldauf et al. arXiv:1406.4135

10.28 Yasuho Yamashita
Title: On the consistency of Horava-Lifshitz theory
Refs: J. Bellorin and A. Restuccia, arXiv:1004.0055 [hep-th]
R. Loll and L. Pires, arXiv:1407.1259 [hep-th]

10.21 Yuki Sakakihara
Title: Positive Mass Theorem in Einstein-Scalar System
Refs: M. Nozawa and T. Shiromizu, Phys.Rev. D89 (2014) 023011
B. Elder et. al., arXiv:1405.7696

10.14 Takashi Hiramatsu
Title: Recombination in cosmology
Refs: Peebles, ApJ 153 (1968)
Seager, Sasselov, Scott, ApJL 523 (1999) 1
Seager, Sasselov, Scott, ApJS 128 (2000) 407

The first semester in 2014

7.15 Jonathan Richard White
Title: Inflationary attractors and universality classes
Refs: Universality classes of inflation, D. Roest http://arxiv.org/abs/1309.1285
A universal attractor for inflation at strong coupling, R. Kallosh et al. http://arxiv.org/abs/1310.3950

7.8 Ying-li Zhang
Title: Issues in non-local gravity
Refs: Non-Local Modification of Gravity and the Cosmological Constant Problem Nima Arkani-Hamed, Savas Dimopoulos, Gia Dvali, Gregory Gabadadze arXiv:hep-th/0209227;
Reconstructing the Distortion Function for Nonlocal Cosmology C. Deffayet, R. P. Woodard JCAP 0908:023,2009[arXiv:0904.0961];
Structure formation in a nonlocally modified gravity model Sohyun Park, Scott Dodelson Phys. Rev. D87, 024003 (2013)[arXiv:1209.0836].

7.1 Mao Iwasa
Title: EMRI event rate
Refs: arxiv:1205.4731

6.24 Masa-aki Watanabe
Title: cosmic no-hair theorem
Ref: Dynamical systems in cosmology edited by J. Wainwright, G.F.R. Ellis. -- Cambridge University Press, 1997.

6.17 Tatsuya Matsumoto
Title: Schwarzschild BH perturbation
Ref: T. Regge & J. Wheeler, 1957, Phys.Rev. 108, 1063

6.10 Ippei Obata
Title: Aligned Natural Inflation
Refs: K.Freese, J.A.Frieman and A.V.Olinto, Phys.Rev.Lett.65 (1990)3233-3236
R.Kappl, S.Krippendorf and H.P.Nilles, [arXiv:1404.7127 [hep-th]]

6.3 Soichiro Isoyama
Title: Twisted wave around a Kerr space time
Ref: Wavefront twisting by rotating black holes: orbital angular
momentum generation and phase coherent detection
Huan Yang, Marc Casals: 1404.0722[gr-qc]

5.29 Ichihiko Hashimoto
Title: Confirmation of general relativity from weak lensing and galaxy velocities
Refs: Reyes et al. 2010, Nature, 464, 256-258.
Zhang et al. Phys.Rev.Lett.99: 141302, 2007

5.20 Tomohisa Okazaki
Title: On the S-matrix and Algebraic Approach to QFT in Curved Spacetime
Refs: R.M.Wald, Commun.Math.Phys.45,9(1975), Ann.Phys.118,490(1979), Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Black Hole Thermodynamics, Chicago(1994).

5.13 Antonio De Felice
Title: Cosmological perturbation theory in Horndeski theories
Refs: arXiv:1107.3917, arXiv:1108.4242

4.15 Takahiro Tanaka
Title: What is black hole firewall?
Refs: Birrell & Davies Sec.8, arXiv:1207.312 (hep-th/9306069)