BICEP2 Discussion Session

Europe/Zurich
4-3-006 - TH Conference Room (CERN)

4-3-006 - TH Conference Room

CERN

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Description
i) Review on the signal
a) Why B-modes at these scales are so relevant for cosmology
b) Other possible sources + systematics
c) Other experiments
Discussion leaders: Jan Hamann, Julien Lesgourgues

ii) Primordial gravity waves and theory
a) Robustness of the Lyth bound
b) Large field inflation in string-inspired models
c) Is it possible to obtain blue tilt of gravity waves ?
d) Alternative ways to generate primordial gravity waves
Discussion leaders: Sergey Sibiryakov, Subodh Patil
  • Monday, 31 March 2014
    • 17:00 18:00
      i) Review on the signal 1h

      ) Why B-modes at these scales are so relevant for cosmology
      b) Other possible sources + systematics
      c) Other experiments

      Speakers: Julien Lesgourgues (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH)) , Jan Hamann (CERN)
      Video in CDS
    • 18:00 19:15
      i) Primordial gravity waves and theory 1h 15m
      Speakers: Sergey Sibiryakov (CERN) , Subodh Patil (CERN)
      Video in CDS