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 The Birth and Early Evolution of Our Universe
(1990, NS 79)
Jan S. Nilsson, Bo-Sture Skagerstam, Bengt Gustafsson
June 11-16, Gräftåvallen
Proceedings: Jan Nilsson, Bengt Gustafsson, and Bo-Sture Skagerstam: The Birth and Early Evolution of Our Universe, Physica Scripta (1991), Stockholm, Sweden / World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore

ISSN 0281-1847
ISBN 91-87308-76-2

 

Table of Contents  
Chairman's Preface.
B. Gustafsson, J. S. Nilsson and B.-S. Skagerstam
3
List of Participants 4
Contents 6
   
Cosmic Background Radiation - Primordial Nucleosynthesis - Inflation
Chairman: G. Steigman
 
Bin-Bang Nucleosynthesis - Observational Aspects
B. E. J. Pagel
7
The Cosmic Microwave Background
J. Silk
16
Big-Bang Nucleosynthesis: The Standard Model and Alternatives
D. N. Schramm
22
Inflation and Quantum Cosmology
A. Linde
30
Big-Bang Nucleosynthesis Comes of Age
G. Steigman
55
Primordial Nucleosynthesis in Inhomogeneous Universe
K. Sato and N. Teresawa
60
Initial Conditions for Chaotic Inflation
R. Brandenberger, H. Feldman and J. Kung
64
   
Large Scale Structure
Chairman: A. A. Starobinsky
 
Models of Large Scale Structures
C. S. Frenk
70
Large-Scale Structure in the Universe
G. Efstathiou
88
Some Comments on the Epoch of Galaxy Formation
M. J. Rees
97
Galaxy Formation and Evolution
L. L. Cowie
102
Primordial Perturbations from Inflation
L. Kofman
108
   
Cosmic Strings and Textures - Dark Matter - Standard Model Physics
Chairman: T. W. B. Kibble
 
Cosmic Strings and Large-Scale Structure of the Universe.
R. H. Brandenberger
114
Cosmic Global Strings
P. Sikivie
127
Global Texture as the Origin of Cosmic Structure
N. Turok
135
Experimental Constraints on Dark Matter
J. Ellis
142
Evolution of Small-Scale Structure on Cosmic Strings
T. W. B. Kibble and E. Copeland
153
   
Dark Matter - Standard Model Physics
Chairman: E. W. Kolb
 
Dark Matter in the Universe
M. S. Turner
167
CP-Violation and Electroweak Baryogenesis
M. E. Shaposhnikov
183
Electroweak Baryon Number Violation at High Energies
V. A. Rubakov
194
First-Order Inflation
E. W. Kolb
199
Particle Physics Footprints of the Invisible Axion
R. D. Peccei
218
   
Quantum Cosmology
Chairman: G. 't Hooft
 
The Alpha Parameters of Wormholes
S. W. Hawking
222
Classical Physics and Hamiltonian Quantum Mechanics as Relics of the Big Bang
J. B. Hartle
228
Can a Man-Made Universe be Created by Quantum Tunneling Without an Initial Singularity?
A. Guth
237
The Black Hole Horizon as a Quantum Surface
G. 't Hooft
247
A Topological Spin-Statistics Theorem or a Use of the Antiparticle
A. P. Balachandran, A. Daughton, Z.-C. Gu, G. Marmo, R. D. Sorkin and
A. M. Srivastava
253
Quantum Hair
J. Preskill
258
Classical Perturbations From Decoherence of Quantum Fluctuations in the Inflationary Universe
R. Brandenberger, R. Laflamme and M. Mijic
265
0(3)-lnvariant Tunnelling at False Vacuum Decay in General Relativity
V. A. Berezin, V. A. Kuzmin and I. I. Tkachev
269
Unstable Spacetime in the Jordan-Brans-Dicke Gravity
M. Yoshimura
276
   
Closing Session
Chairman: D. J. Gross
 
Perspectives on Particle Physics and Cosmology
F. Wilczek
281
   
Summary
P. J. E. Peebles
297

 

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