Mini-workshop "Massive gravity and its cosmological implications" Apr 8-10, 2013

Mini-workshop "Massive gravity and its cosmological implications"

Dates

April 8 (Mon) - 10 (Wed)

Place

Lecture Hall, Kavli IPMU, the University of Tokyo

Organizers

Emir Gumrukcuoglu (Kavli IPMU)
Chunshan Lin (Kavli IPMU)
Kei-ichi Maeda (Waseda U)
Shinji Mukohyama (Kavli IPMU)

Speakers

Cedric Deffayet (APC Paris)
Emir Gumrukcuoglu (Kavli IPMU)
Fawad Hassan (Stockholm)
Tsutomu Kobayashi (Rikkyo U)
Chunshan Lin (Kavli IPMU)
Kei-ichi Maeda (Waseda U)
Jiro Soda (Kyoto U)
Mikhail Volkov (Tours U, CNRS)
+ contributed talks

Schedule

April 8 (Monday)

13:50 - 14:00 opening remark by Emir Gumrukcuoglu (Kavli IPMU) [10] [PDF]
14:00 - 15:00 Cedric Deffayet (APC Paris)
Ghost free massive gravity with vierbeins [45+15] [PDF]
15:00 - 16:00 coffee break and IPMU teatime
16:00 - 17:00 Fawad Hassan (Stockholm)
Higher Derivative and Conformal Gravity Actions from Bimetric and Partially Massless Bimetric Theories [45+15] [PDF]
17:00 - 17:20 coffee break
17:20 - 17:40 Keisuke Izumi (LeCosPA)
Is there acausality in Massive Gravity? [15+5] [PDF]
17:40 - 18:00 Robert Caldwell (Dartmouth)
Nonlinearity of Superposition in Massive Gravity [15+5] [PDF]

April 9 (Tuesday)

09:15 - 09:45 breakfast
09:45 - 10:45 Mikhail Volkov (Tours U, CNRS)
Self-accelerated cosmologies and black holes in the ghost-free bigravity [45+15] [PDF]
10:45 - 11:00 coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 Emir Gumrukcuoglu (Kavli IPMU)
Stability of cosmological solutions in massive gravity [45+15] [PDF]
12:00 - 14:00 lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Chunshan Lin (Kavli IPMU)
Cosmological perturbations in extended massive gravity [45+15] [PDF]
15:00 - 16:00 coffee break and IPMU teatime
16:00 - 17:00 Tsutomu Kobayashi (Rikkyo U)
Vainshtein mechanism in Horndeski's general scalar-tensor theory (and in massive gravity) [45+15] [PDF]
17:00 - 17:20 coffee break
17:20 - 17:40 Tetsuya Shiromizu (Kyoto U)
Concern on "ground state" of spacetimes with/without black holes [15+5] [PDF]
17:40 - 18:00 Rampei Kimura (Hiroshima U)
Vainshtein mechanism in quasi-dilaton massive gravity [15+5] [PDF]
18:00 - 18:30 shuttle bus from IPMU to restaurant
18:30 - 20:30 banquet near Kashiwa station

April 10 (Wednesday)

09:15 - 09:45 breakfast
09:45 - 10:45 Kei-ichi Maeda (Waseda U)
Anisotropic universes in bigravity theory and homothetic metrics [45+15] [PDF]
10:45 - 11:00 coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 Jiro Soda (Kyoto U)
Inflation in bimetric gravity [45+15] [PDF]
12:00 - 14:00 lunch
14:00 - 14:20 workshop summary by Shinji Mukohyama (Kavli IPMU) [20] [PDF]
14:20 - 14:55 discussion moderated by Kei-ichi Maeda (Waseda U) [35] [PDF]
14:55 - 15:00 closing remark by Chunshan Lin (Kavli IPMU) [5]
15:00 - 16:00 IPMU teatime

Access to Kavli IPMU

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Accommodation

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Visa Information

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