By Daniele Faccio, Francesco Belgiorno, Sergio Cacciatori, Vittorio Gorini, Stefano Liberati, Ugo Moschella

ISBN-10: 3319002651

ISBN-13: 9783319002651

ISBN-10: 331900266X

ISBN-13: 9783319002668

*Analogue Gravity Phenomenology *is a suite of contributions that hide an unlimited diversity of parts in physics, starting from floor wave propagation in fluids to nonlinear optics. The underlying universal point of these kind of issues, and for this reason the focus and viewpoint from which they're defined right here, is the try to advance analogue versions for gravitational platforms. the unique and major motivation of the sphere is the verification and examine of Hawking radiation from a horizon: the allowing characteristic is the prospect to generate horizons within the laboratory with a variety of actual structures that contain a circulation of 1 style or one other. The years round 2010 and onwards witnessed a surprising surge of experimental job during this increasing box of study. notwithstanding, construction an services in analogue gravity calls for the researcher to be built with a slightly huge variety of information and pursuits. the purpose of this booklet is to convey the reader modern with the most recent advancements and supply the elemental history required which will get pleasure from the objectives, problems, and good fortune tales within the box of analogue gravity.

Each bankruptcy of the e-book treats a unique subject defined intimately by way of the key specialists for every particular self-discipline. the 1st chapters supply an summary of black gap spacetimes and Hawking radiation sooner than relocating directly to describe the big number of analogue spacetimes which were proposed and are presently below research. This introductory half is then by way of an in-depth description of what are at the moment the 3 such a lot promising analogue spacetime settings, particularly floor waves in flowing fluids, acoustic oscillations in Bose-Einstein condensates and electromagnetic waves in nonlinear optics. either thought and experimental endeavours are defined intimately. the ultimate chapters confer with different points of analogue gravity past the research of Hawking radiation, resembling Lorentz invariance violations and Brownian movement in curved spacetimes, prior to concluding with a go back to the origins of the sector and an outline of the on hand observational proof for horizons in astrophysical black holes.

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