Non-Gaussianity in the Cosmic Microwave Background temperature fluctuations from cosmic (super-)strings

@article{Takahashi2008NonGaussianityIT,
  title={Non-Gaussianity in the Cosmic Microwave Background temperature fluctuations from cosmic (super-)strings},
  author={Keitaro Takahashi and Atsushi Naruko and Yuuiti Sendouda and Daisuke Yamauchi and Chul-Moon Yoo and Misao Sasaki},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2008},
  volume={2009},
  pages={003-003}
}
We compute analytically the small-scale temperature fluctuations of the cosmic microwave background from cosmic (super-)strings and study the dependence on the string intercommuting probability P. We develop an analytical model which describes the evolution of a string network and calculate the numbers of string segments and kinks in a horizon volume. Then we derive the probability distribution function (pdf) which takes account of finite angular resolution of observation. The resultant pdf… 

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