Quantum Analogues: From Phase Transitions to Black Holes and Cosmology

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Springer, Jun 11, 2007 - Science - 297 pages
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Recently, analogies between laboratory physics (e.g. quantum optics and condensed matter) and gravitational/cosmological phenomena such as black holes have attracted an increasing interest. This book contains a series of selected lectures devoted to this new and rapidly developing field. Various analogies connecting (apparently) different areas in physics are presented in order to bridge the gap between them and to provide an alternative point of view.

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Contents

The Analogue Between Rimfall and Black Holes
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Event Horizon
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Cosmic Horizons
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