Cosmology Pages of Thomas Buchert

Welcome to the Cosmology Pages of

Thomas Buchert


Coordinates in Lyon:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Buchert
Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon
École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Site Jacques MONOD, 46 allée d'Italie
F-69364 LYON CEDEX 07
mobile +33 (0)6 84 68 03 88
office +33 (0)4 72 72 89 36
fax +33 (0)4 72 72 87 87
buchert ' a t '

Useful Links :

Here you find ...

... my CV ... shortCV ... list of talks

... the full publication list including links to E-print servers

... printable versions buchert_shortcv.pdf, buchert_cv.pdf and buchert_publist.pdf

... Sublist by ADS
... myADS
... Sublist by ARXIV
... Sublist by INSPIRE
... Sublist by Google Scholar

Fields of Research and some Key Publications

Cosmology (global properties of world models)
A summary on the Averaging Problem in Newtonian Cosmology and General Relativity
A Letter on the Dark Energy problem and globally stationary cosmologies
Three reviews on Dark Energy from structure, proposing strategies Toward physical cosmology, and on Backreaction in late-time cosmology
An investigation of Global Topology and Backreaction
Large-scale structure formation
A summer school lecture on The Lagrangian Perturbation Approach
A review on the Lagrangian theory of structure formation in Newtonian cosmology
Approximations beyond shell-crossing including a derivation of the `adhesion model'
and the first paper in a series of papers on Lagrangian theory of structure formation in relativistic cosmology
Statistical morphology
An analysis of Fluctuations in the PSCz catalogue using Minkowski Functionals
A first investigation of Minkowski Functionals of SDSS galaxies
A new germ-grain code for Minkowski Functionals applied to SDSS LRG galaxies
Dynamical morphology
Results on Geometrical scaling properties of spatial domains in relativistic cosmology
and the Dressing of cosmological parameters

Most-cited works:( >150 cites)
'A class of solutions in Newtonian cosmology and the pancake theory',
T. Buchert, Astron. Astrophys. 223, 9-24 (1989).
'Lagrangian theory of gravitational instability of Friedmann-Lemaitre cosmologies and the `Zel'dovich approximation',
T. Buchert, M.N.R.A.S. 254, 729-737 (1992).
'Robust morphological measures for large-scale structure in the Universe',
K.R. Mecke, T. Buchert and H. Wagner, Astron. Astrophys. 288, 697-704 (1994).
'Beyond genus statistics: a unifying approach to the morphology of cosmic structure',
J. Schmalzing and T. Buchert, The Astrophysical Journal 482, L1-L4 (1997).
'Averaging inhomogeneous Newtonian cosmologies',
T. Buchert and J. Ehlers, Astron. Astrophys. 320, 1-7 (1997).
'On average properties of inhomogeneous fluids in general relativity: dust cosmologies',
T. Buchert, Gen. Rel. Grav. 32, 105-125 (2000).
'On average properties of inhomogeneous fluids in general relativity: perfect fluid cosmologies',
T. Buchert, Gen. Rel. Grav. 33, 1381-1405 (2001).
'Dark Energy from structure - a status report',
T. Buchert, Gen. Rel. Grav. 40, 467-527. (Invited review for special issue on Dark Energy) (2008).
'Backreaction in late-time cosmology'
T. Buchert and S. Räsänen, Ann. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 62, 57-79. (Invited review) (2012).

Former Cosmology Group/Large Scale Structure

see: ERC-ARThUs group, Lyon

Former students and postdocs of the group

Prof. Dr. Dr.phil. Claus Beisbart
Morphology and dynamics of clusters
Vector- and tensor-Minkowski valuations
Prof. Dr. Alvaro Dominguez
Kinetic theory of self-gravitating systems
Renormalization Group methods
PD Dr. Martin Kerscher
Nonlinear statistics of sky surveys
Backreaction studies of cosmological models
Prof. Dr. Klaus Mecke
Morphology of fluids
Dr. Jens Schmalzing
Statistics and dynamics of cosmic structure
Minkowski functionals applied to LSS and CMB maps
Dr. Alexander Wiegand
Lagrangian perturbation theory in relativistic cosmology
Averaging problem in relativistic cosmology and Dark Energy
Dr. Matthias Ostermann
Minkowski Functionals of sky surveys
Lagrangian theory of structure formation in relativistic cosmology

Available Software

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Links to Institutions

... to which I maintain contacts and collaborations:

IMPRS - International Max-Planck Research School, Munich/Garching, Germany
MPA - Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Garching, Germany
MPE - Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany
USM - Universitätssternwarte, München, Germany
AEI - Albert-Einstein-Institut, Golm, Germany
AIP - Astrophysikalisches Institut, Potsdam, Germany
LAEFF - Laboratorio Astrofisika Espacial e Fisica Fundamental, Madrid, Spain
CERN - European Laboratory for Particle Physics, Geneva, Switzerland
Université de Genève - Department of Theoretical Physics, Cosmology Group, Geneva, Switzerland
INFN - Dipartimento di Fisica Nucleare e Teorica, Pavia, Italy
IAP - Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France
Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, France
OCA - Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, Nice, France
CPT - Centre Physique Théorique, Marseille, France
Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, France
Tohoku University - Astronomical Institute, Cosmology Group, Sendai, Japan
National Astronomical Observatory, Tokyo, Japan
Theoretical Cosmology and Relativity Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Research Center for the Early Universe, Tokyo, Japan
The University of Tokyo, Theoretical Astrophysics Group, Tokyo, Japan
Fakultät für Physik. Universität Bielefeld, Cosmology Group, Germany
University of Cape Town, Dept. of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Cosmology Group, South Africa
Universität Ulm, Frank Steiner Group, Germany

Links to Pages of Collaborators and Colleagues

Click here for web-links and e-mails

Further interesting Sites

HDF - The Hawaii Active Catalogue of the Hubble Deep Field
SDSS - The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Group
SDSS Publications
SDSS Skyserver
VIPERS Redshift Survey
Hubble Volume Mock Catalogues
GIF Simulations
Horizon Simulations
Wayne Hu's page on the Cosmic Microwave Background
Neutrinos in Cosmology
Center for Astrostatistics, Penn State
Cosmos in a Computer
NAO - Subaru Telescope
Curved Spaces

Journal Links

Astronomy and Astrophysics
The Astrophysical Journal
New Astronomy
General Relativity and Gravitation
GRG Golden Oldies
Classical and Quantum Gravity
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Physical Review D
Reviews of Modern Physics
Progress of Theoretical Physics
Journals Online
ADS Abstract Service
Net Advance of Physics
Net Advance of Physics (Cosmology)
Warp Drive When ? / Status of Gravity Control / Ribeiro's page / Blog by Erik Lentz / Limitless Space Institute

Link to

[Université Claude Bernard, Physics Department, Lyon 1] [Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon] [Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique]
[Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon, C.R.A.L.] [C.R.A.L., ERC ARThUs group]

Last Updated: December 15, 2021