Brane world cosmology

  title={Brane world cosmology},
  author={Philippe Brax and Carsten van de Bruck and A. C. Davis},
  journal={Reports on Progress in Physics},
Recent developments in the physics of extra dimensions have opened up new avenues to test such theories. We review cosmological aspects of brane world scenarios such as the Randall–Sundrum brane model and two-brane systems with a bulk scalar field. We start with the simplest brane world scenario leading to a consistent cosmology: a brane embedded in an anti-de Sitter space–time. We generalize this setting to the case with a bulk scalar field and then to two-brane systems.We discuss different… 

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