course dates credits
Large Scale Structure Mar 6 - Mar 29 2
teachers schedule term
Emiliano Sefusatti Tue-Thu, 14:00 - 15:30 2

Program:

  • Elements of homogeneous cosmology
  • Gravitational instability
  • Linear Eulerian perturbation theory
  • Nonlinear Eulerian perturbation theory
  • Lagrangian perturbation theory (*)
  • Correlation functions
  • Spherical Collapse, DM Halos and the Halo Model
  • Galaxy bias
  • Peculiar Velocities and Redshift Space Distortions
  • Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations
  • Errors

Prerequisites:

  • General Relativity,
  • Cosmological Perturbation Theory

Books:

  • Bernardeau et al., “Large-scale structure of the Universe and cosmological perturbation theory”, Physics Reports 367 (2002) [mainly]
  • Peebles, “The large-scale structure of the Universe”, Princeton University Press (1980) [some parts]
  • Padmanabhan, “Structure formation in the Universe”, Cambridge University Press (1993) [spherical collapse]

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