Conferences and symposia. A.D. Sakharov's 90th birthday commemoration

Cosmological Sakharov oscillations and quantum mechanics of the early Universe

 a, b
a Lomonosov Moscow State University, Shternberg State Astronomical Institute, Universitetskii prosp. 13, Moscow, 119889, Russian Federation
b School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

This is a brief summary of a talk delivered at the Special Session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 25 May 2011. The meeting was devoted to the 90th anniversary of the birth of A D Sakharov. The focus of this contribution is on the standing-wave pattern of quantum-mechanically generated metric (gravitational field) perturbations as the origin of subsequent Sakharov oscillations in the matter power spectrum. Other related phenomena, particularly in the area of gravitational waves, and their observational significance are also discussed.

Text can be downloaded in Russian. English translation is available on IOP Science.
PACS: 04.30.−w, 98.70.Vc, 98.80.Cq (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0182.201202l.0222
Citation: Grishchuk L P "Cosmological Sakharov oscillations and quantum mechanics of the early Universe" Phys. Usp. 55 210–216 (2012)
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Received: 27th, June 2011, 25th, May 2011

Оригинал: Грищук Л П «Космологические сахаровские осцилляции и квантовая механика ранней Вселенной» УФН 182 222–229 (2012); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0182.201202l.0222

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