Mathematical and Quantum Aspects of Relativity and Cosmology : Proceedings of the Second Samos Meeting on Cosmology, Geometry and Relativity Held at Pythagoreon, Samos, Greece, 31 August – 4 September 1998

This book is written in a pedagogical style intelligible for graduate students. It reviews recent progress in black-hole and wormhole theory and in mathematical cosmology within the framework of Einstein's field equations and beyond, including quantum effects. This collection of essays, written...

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Other Authors: Cotsakis, Spiros (Editor), Gibbons, Gary W. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2000, 2000
Edition:1st ed. 2000
Series:Lecture Notes in Physics
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Global Wave Maps on Curved Space Times
  • Einstein’s Equations and Equivalent Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems
  • Generalized Bowen-York Initial Data
  • The Reduced Hamiltonian of General Relativity and the ?-Constant of Conformal Geometry
  • Anti-de-Sitter Spacetime and Its Uses
  • Black Holes and Wormholes in 2+1 Dimensions
  • Open Inflation
  • Generating Cosmological Solutions from Known Solutions
  • Multidimensional Cosmological and Spherically Symmetric Solutions with Intersecting p-Branes
  • Open Issues