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==Status of Inflation Chapter==
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# Introduction
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# Implications of a detection of primordial gravitational waves with CMB-S4
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#* The energy scale of inflation
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#* Planckian field ranges and symmetries
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#* Constraints on the graviton mass
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#* Following up on a detection
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# Lessons from upper limits
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# CMB data products and simulations to achieve goals for PGW
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# Improved constraints on primordial density perturbations
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#* The power spectrum of primordial density perturbations
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#* Higher order correlations
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#* Isocurvature
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# Constraints on curvature, cosmic birefringence, cosmic strings, axions,...
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#* Spatial curvature
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#* Cosmic Birefringence
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#* Cosmic Strings
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#* Anomalies
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# Summary
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==Currently needed==
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* Section on isocurvature modes
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* Realistic forecasts for:
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** tensor-to-scalar ratio (first version from Victor Buza, Colin Bischoff, John Kovac in the draft)
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** tensor spectral index
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** scalar spectral index, running
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** non-Gaussianity, including BBB
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==Open questions==
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* Should the inflation chapter
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Revision as of 14:00, 7 March 2016

File:CMBS4inflation.pdf

Status of Inflation Chapter

  1. Introduction
  2. Implications of a detection of primordial gravitational waves with CMB-S4
    • The energy scale of inflation
    • Planckian field ranges and symmetries
    • Constraints on the graviton mass
    • Following up on a detection
  3. Lessons from upper limits
  4. CMB data products and simulations to achieve goals for PGW
  5. Improved constraints on primordial density perturbations
    • The power spectrum of primordial density perturbations
    • Higher order correlations
    • Isocurvature
  6. Constraints on curvature, cosmic birefringence, cosmic strings, axions,...
    • Spatial curvature
    • Cosmic Birefringence
    • Cosmic Strings
    • Anomalies
  7. Summary

Currently needed

  • Section on isocurvature modes
  • Realistic forecasts for:
    • tensor-to-scalar ratio (first version from Victor Buza, Colin Bischoff, John Kovac in the draft)
    • tensor spectral index
    • scalar spectral index, running
    • non-Gaussianity, including BBB

Open questions

  • Should the inflation chapter


Wiki navigation

Return to main workshop page

Return to Inflation sessions page