Recent Developments in General Relativity,Genoa 2000 by R. CianciRecent Developments in General Relativity,Genoa 2000 by R. Cianci

Recent Developments in General Relativity,Genoa 2000

byR. Cianci

Paperback | July 1, 2002

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A survey of the most recent developments in general relativity and in the theory of the unification of Fundamental Interactions is presented in this book. The theoretical results, the cosmological and astrophysical aspects, the experimental and observational programs are shown in 26 general talks by renowned scientists active in this field.
Title:Recent Developments in General Relativity,Genoa 2000Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pagesPublished:July 1, 2002Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8847001625

ISBN - 13:9788847001626

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Table of Contents

1. Radiative Spacetimes.- 2. Instantons and Scattering.- 3. The Early Universe, the Present Universe.- 4. 2D Dynamical Triangulations and the Weil-Petersson Measure.- 5. Noether Conserved Quantities and Entropy in General Relativity.- 6. Spinors, Supergravity and the Signature of Space-time.- 7. VIRGO: An Interferometric Detector of Gravitational Waves.- 8. Oscillation and Instabilities of Relativistic Stars.- 9. Active Galactic Nuclei and the Properties of Supermassive Black Holes.- 10. Huygen's Principle and MAPLE's NPspinor Package.- 11. Hamiltonian Structure of 2+1 Dimensional Gravity.- 12. Covariant Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Symmetries.- 13. Anti-de Sitter Quantum Field Theory and the AdS-CFT Correspondence.- 14. Geodetic Contributions to Gravitational Experiments in Space.- 15. The r-modes Oscillations and Instability: Surprised from Magnetized Neutron Stars.- 16. Strong Field Gravity and Quasi-Periodic Oscillations from Low-Mass X-ray Binaries.- 17. What Have We Learned about Ray Bursts from Afterglows?- 18. Gravitational Waves and the Death-Spiral of Compact Binaries.- 19. Gravity in Anti-de Sitter Space and Quantum Field Theory.- 20. Black Hole Formation in Supernovae: Prospects of Unveiling Fallback Emission.- 21. Advanced Readout Configurations for the Gravitational Wave Detector AURIGA.- 22. Connections in Distributional Bundles and Field Theories.- 23. The Spectrum of Endstates of Spherical Gravitational Collapse.- 24. Quantum Zeno Effect and the Detection of Gravitomagnetism.- 25. Sagnac, Gclock Effect and Gravitomagnetism.- 26. Radiation from an Electric Charge.- 27. Trajectories for Relativistic Particles in an Electromagnetic Field.- 28. A Determination of any Physical Characteristics of Magnetic Monopole in Basis of Curved Space-time.- 29. Gravitational Waves from Colored Spinning Cosmic Strings.- 30. "Multiple Bending of Light Ray" Can Create Two Images for One Galaxy: In our Dynamic Universe a Computer Simulation.- 31. Recent Improvements on the EXPLORER Gravitational Wave Antenna.- 32. NAUTILUS Recent Results.- 33. The Low Frequency Facility, R&D Experiment of the Virgo Project.- 34. Newton's Gravitational Law.- 35. Measurement of Gravitational Interaction on mm Scale.- 36. Constraint Supersymmetry Breaking and Non-Perturbative Effects in String Theory.- 37. T-Dualization and Symmetry Breaking.- 38. A Theory of Quantum Gravity from First Principles.- 39. Spin Models, TQFTs and Their Hierarchical Structure.- 40. Quantum Closed Timelike Curves in General Relativity.- 41. In Memory of Ruggiero de Ritis.