Toward understanding CMB anisotropies and their implications.

@article{Hu1995TowardUC,
  title={Toward understanding CMB anisotropies and their implications.},
  author={Hu and Sugiyama},
  journal={Physical review. D, Particles and fields},
  year={1995},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={
          2599-2630
        }
}
  • Hu, Sugiyama
  • Published 1 November 1994
  • Physics
  • Physical review. D, Particles and fields
Working toward a model-independent understanding of cosmic microwave background (CMB) anisotropies and their significance, we undertake a comprehensive and self-contained study of scalar perturbation theory. Initial conditions, evolution, thermal history, matter content, background dynamics, and geometry all play a role in determining the anisotropy. By employing analytic techniques to illuminate the numerical results, we are able to separate and identify each contribution. We thus bring out… 

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