Synthesis of mathematical methods and applications in physics of the very early Universe and relativistic cosmology
Supervisor’s specific requirements
Basic Knowledge of Quantum Field Theory
Foundations of General Relativity
Basic Methods of Mathematical Physics
Supervisor’s research interests
Mathematical methods of quantum field theory and quantum gravity
Quantum cosmology and physics of the early quantum Universe
Inflation theory
Dark energy problem
Main publications
A. O. Barvinsky, D. Blas, M. Herrero-Valea, S. M. Sibiryakov, and C. F. Steinwachs, Renormalization of Hořava gravity, Phys. Rev. D 93, 064022
A. O. Barvinsky, A. Yu. Kamenshchik, C. Kiefer, A. A. Starobinsky and C. Steinwachs, Asymptotic freedom in inflationary cosmology with a non-minimally coupled Higgs field, JCAP 12(2009)003
A. O. Barvinsky, A. Yu. Kamenshchik, C. Kiefer, A. A. Starobinsky and C. Steinwachs, Higgs boson, renormalization group, and naturalness in cosmology, EPJC 72 (2012) 2219
A. O. Barvinsky, A. Yu. Kamenshchik, T. Vardanyan, Comment about the vanishing of the vacuum energy in the Wess-Zumino model, Physics Letters B (2018)
A. O. Barvinsky, A. Yu. Kamenshchik, Darkness without dark matter and energy -- generalized unimodular gravity, Physics Letters B (2017)