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The Lambda CDM-model in quantum field theory on curved spacetime and Dark Radiation

  title={The Lambda CDM-model in quantum field theory on curved spacetime and Dark Radiation},
  author={Thomas-Paul Hack},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  • Thomas-Paul Hack
  • Published 13 June 2013
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
In the standard model of cosmology, the universe is described by a Robertson-Walker spacetime, while its matter/energy content is modeled by a perfect fluid with three components corresponding to matter/dust, radiation and a cosmological constant. On the other hand, in particle physics matter and radiation are described in terms of quantum field theory on Minkowski spacetime. We unify these seemingly different theoretical frameworks by analysing the standard model of cosmology from first… 

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