Anisotropies in the Cosmic Microwave Background

  • Oliver PiattellaEmail author
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In this chapter we attack the hierarchy of Boltzmann equations that we have found for photons and present an approximate, semi-analytic solution which will allow us to understand the temperature correlation in the CMB sky and its relation with the cosmological parameters. Our scope is to understand the features of the angular, temperature-temperature power spectrum in Fig. 10.1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Núcleo Cosmo-UFES and Department of PhysicsFederal University of Espírito SantoVitóriaBrazil

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