Evolution of Cosmic Voids in the Schrodinger-Poisson Formalism

  title={Evolution of Cosmic Voids in the Schrodinger-Poisson Formalism},
  author={Aoibhinn Gallagher and Peter Coles},
We investigate the evolution of cosmic voids in the Schr¨odinger-Poisson formalism, finding wave-mechanical solutions for the dynamics in a standard cosmological background with appropriate boundary conditions. We compare the results in this model to those obtained using the Zel’dovich approximation. We discuss the advantages of studying voids in general and the advantages of Schr¨odinger-Poisson description over other approaches. In particular emphasizing the utility of the free-particle… 
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