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Physics and geometry of spacetime

Grant number: 13/09357-9
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: May 01, 2014 - July 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Elementary Particle Physics and Fields
Principal researcher:Alberto Vazquez Saa
Grantee:Alberto Vazquez Saa
Home Institution: Instituto de Matemática, Estatística e Computação Científica (IMECC). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Assoc. researchers:Andre Gustavo Scagliusi Landulfo ; Cecilia Bertoni Martha Hadler Chirenti ; George Emanuel Avraam Matsas ; Javier Fernando Ramos Caro ; João Paulo Pitelli Manoel ; Maurício Richartz ; Ricardo Antonio Mosna
Associated scholarship(s):19/09401-4 - Acceleration and radiation: classical and quantum aspects, BP.DR
19/08402-7 - Introduction to the spacetime causal structure, BP.IC
18/21286-3 - Numerical simulation of black holes mergers, BP.DR
+ associated scholarships 19/01073-8 - General relativity and the Schwarzschild metric, BP.IC
19/03968-2 - Introduction to general relativity and applications, BP.IC
18/23355-2 - Information transmission, energy transfer, and correlation distribution in curved spacetimes, BP.DR
18/24810-5 - The issue of time in the context of quantum mechanics, BP.MS
18/23857-8 - Gravitational waves and the Robinson-Trautman spacetime, BP.MS
18/20566-2 - Introduction to the space-time physics and geometry, BP.IC
18/17330-7 - An introduction to analogue models of gravity, BP.IC
18/18987-0 - Introduction to black hole thermodynamics, BP.IC
18/10597-8 - Quasinormal modes of a hydrodynamical black hole, BE.PQ
18/07880-0 - Quantum mechanics on curved surfaces, BP.IC
18/01558-9 - Quantum Field Theory on Non-Globally-Hyperbolic Spacetimes: The Physical Effects of the Boundary Conditions, BE.PQ
18/05000-2 - Extended bodies in general relativity: dynamics of an oscillating dumbbell, BP.IC
17/26809-1 - Unruh effect analog in condensed matter, BP.MS
17/24919-4 - Tests of general relativity with new detections of gravitational waves, BP.DR
17/25427-8 - Self-propelled of articulated bodies in curved spaces via Gauge theories, BP.IC
18/00202-6 - Applications of Exterior Algebra in Physics: frame dragging and analogue models of gravity, BP.IC
17/17640-3 - Introduction to quantum field theory in curved spacetimes, BP.IC
17/19116-0 - Gravitational lenses: the strong field limit, BP.IC
17/03687-8 - The twin paradox in different geometries and topologies, BP.IC
16/25963-4 - Quantum Fluctuations and the Global Monopole, BP.MS
17/13117-4 - Introduction to general relativity and black holes, BP.IC
17/09264-1 - Black hole scattering: the relation between the time and the frequency domains, BP.IC
17/02368-6 - Analogue gravity in condensed matter systems and the Unruh effect, BP.IC
16/23345-1 - Lagrangian and Hamiltonian analyses for dissipative systems, BP.IC
16/19753-7 - Introduction to the Hamiltonian formalism of general relativity applied to cosmology: on step away from the quantization, BP.IC
16/17619-1 - Condensed matter analogs of the quantum vacuum gravitational awakening effect, BP.IC
16/08025-0 - Effects at the quantum-gravitational frontier, BP.DR
16/08862-0 - Quantum field theory in curved spaces and quantum singularities, BP.IC
16/00905-1 - Black holes and the generalized second law of thermodynamics, BP.MS
16/00384-1 - Black holes: scattering, superradiance and stability, BP.MS
15/14077-0 - Superradiance in dissipative systems, BE.PQ
15/10373-4 - Motion of extended bodies in curved spacetimes: swimming and other possible effects, BP.MS
15/04764-0 - Quasinormal modes of a Schwarzschild black hole, BP.IC
14/26359-8 - Analog models of gravity in hydrodynamics, BP.MS
14/27086-5 - Acoustic horizons, BP.IC
14/21302-8 - Event horizons and naked singularities: mathematical classification and physical properties, BP.MS
14/21493-8 - Introduction to the spacetime Physics, BP.IC
14/15527-7 - Tensors, manifolds and differential geometry: applications in mechanics and relativity, BP.IC
14/07193-1 - Integrability of hamiltonian systems and the Maupertuis-Jacobi principle, BP.IC
13/17423-1 - Introduction to General Relativity: spacetime phenomena, BP.IC
13/03798-3 - Bouncing cosmologies: the ekpyrotic universe, BP.PD - associated scholarships


The present Thematic Project focuses on the context of Einstein's General Relativity, the physical and mathematical description of the spacetime and its associated phenomena. Its main research points can be grouped in the following topics: Fields in curved spacetimes and semi-classical gravitation, Geometric Aspects, Relativistic Astrophysics, and Analogue Models. Al these topics have been already considered by the working group. (AU)

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Scientific publications (47)
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TORRES, THEO; PATRICK, SAM; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; WEINFURTNER, SILKE. Quasinormal Mode Oscillations in an Analogue Black Hole Experiment. Physical Review Letters, v. 125, n. 1, . (13/09357-9, 18/10597-8)
CHAKRABORTY, SAIKAT; PAL, SANCHARI; SAA, ALBERTO. Dynamical equivalence of f(R) gravity in Jordan and Einstein frames. Physical Review D, v. 99, n. 2, . (13/09357-9)
PITELLI, J. P. M.; BARROSO, V. S.; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO. Scattering cross section and stability of global monopoles. Physical Review D, v. 96, n. 10, . (16/08862-0, 13/09357-9, 16/07057-6)
BARROSO, V. S.; PITELLI, J. P. M.. Quantum scattering on a cone revisited. Physical Review D, v. 96, n. 2, . (13/09357-9, 16/07057-6)
RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; HERDEIRO, CARLOS A. R.; BERTI, EMANUELE. Synchronous frequencies of extremal Kerr black holes: Resonances, scattering, and stability. Physical Review D, v. 96, n. 4, . (13/09357-9)
ASSUMPCAO, THIAGO; CARDOSO, VITOR; ISHIBASHI, AKIHIRO; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; ZILHAO, MIGUEL. Black hole binaries: Ergoregions, photon surfaces, wave scattering, and quasinormal modes. Physical Review D, v. 98, n. 6, . (17/10641-4, 13/09357-9, 16/00384-1)
BARROSO, V. S.; PITELLI, J. P. M.. Vacuum fluctuations and boundary conditions in a global monopole. Physical Review D, v. 98, n. 6, . (16/25963-4, 13/09357-9, 16/07057-6)
BELLER, DANIEL A.; ALARDS, KIM M. J.; TESSER, FRANCESCA; MOSNA, RICARDO A.; TOSCHI, FEDERICO; MOBIUS, WOLFRAM. Evolution of populations expanding on curved surfaces. EPL, v. 123, n. 5, . (13/09357-9)
PITELLI, JOAO PAULO M.; BARROSO, VITOR S.; MOSNA, RICARDO A.. Boundary conditions and renormalized stress-energy tensor on a Poincare patch of AdS(2). Physical Review D, v. 99, n. 12, . (13/09357-9, 18/09575-0, 18/01558-9)
ARUQUIPA, DAVID Q.; MOSNA, RICARDO A.; PITELLI, JOAO PAULO M.. Analogue gravity and radial fluid flows: The case of AdS and its deformations. Physical Review D, v. 97, n. 10, . (13/09357-9, 16/07057-6)
CHAKRABORTY, SAIKAT; BAMBA, KAZUHARU; SAA, ALBERTO. Dynamical properties of Bianchi-I spacetimes in f (R) gravity. Physical Review D, v. 99, n. 6, . (13/09357-9)
TORRES, THEO; PATRICK, SAM; COUTANT, ANTONIN; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; TEDFORD, EDMUND W.; WEINFURTNER, SILKE. Rotational superradiant scattering in a vortex flow. Nature Physics, v. 13, n. 9, p. 833+, . (15/14077-0, 10/20123-1, 13/15748-0, 13/09357-9)
GHOSH, SHROBANA; BERTI, EMANUELE; BRITO, RICHARD; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO. Follow-up signals from superradiant instabilities of black hole merger remnants. Physical Review D, v. 99, n. 10, . (13/09357-9)
PATRICK, SAM; COUTANT, ANTONIN; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; WEINFURTNER, SILKE. Black Hole Quasibound States from a Draining Bathtub Vortex Flow. Physical Review Letters, v. 121, n. 6, . (13/09357-9)
CARDOSO, VITOR; COUTANT, ANTONIN; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; WEINFURTNER, SILKE. Detecting Rotational Superradiance in Fluid Laboratories. Physical Review Letters, v. 117, n. 27, . (15/14077-0, 13/09357-9)
LIARTE, DANILO B.; BIERBAUM, MATTHEW; MOSNA, RICARDO A.; KAMIEN, RANDALL D.; SETHNA, JAMES P.. Weirdest Martensite: Smectic Liquid Crystal Microstructure and Weyl-Poincare Invariance. Physical Review Letters, v. 116, n. 14, . (13/09357-9)
RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; PRAIN, ANGUS; LIBERATI, STEFANO; WEINFURTNER, SILKE. Rotating black holes in a draining bathtub: Superradiant scattering of gravity waves. Physical Review D, v. 91, n. 12, . (13/09357-9, 13/15748-0)
PITELLI, J. P. M.. Cosmology in (1+1)-dimensional Horava-Lifshitz theory of gravity. Physical Review D, v. 92, n. 8, . (13/09357-9)
PITELLI, J. P. M.. Quantum cosmology in (1+1)-dimensional Horava-Lifshitz theory of gravity. Physical Review D, v. 93, n. 10, . (13/09357-9)
KAMIEN, RANDALL D.; MOSNA, RICARDO A.. The topology of dislocations in smectic liquid crystals. NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, v. 18, . (13/09357-9)
RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; GIUGNO, DAVI. Quasinormal modes of charged fields around a Reissner-Nordstrom black hole. Physical Review D, v. 90, n. 12, . (13/09357-9)
PINTO, RAFAEL S.; SAA, ALBERTO. Optimal synchronization of Kuramoto oscillators: A dimensional reduction approach. Physical Review E, v. 92, n. 6, . (13/09357-9)
PINHEIRO, HILDETE P.; SEN, PRANAB K.; PINHEIRO, ALUISIO; KIIHL, SAMARA F.. A nonparametric approach to assess undergraduate performance. STATISTICA NEERLANDICA, . (11/15047-7, 13/09357-9, 18/04654-9)
CARLIP, S.; MOSNA, R. A.; PITELLI, J. P. M.. Quantum fields, geometric fluctuations, and the structure of spacetime. Physical Review D, v. 102, n. 12, . (16/07057-6, 13/09357-9)
TORRES, THEO; PATRICK, SAM; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO; WEINFURTNER, SILKE. Analogue black hole spectroscopy; or, how to listen to dumb holes. Classical and Quantum Gravity, v. 36, n. 19, . (13/09357-9, 18/10597-8)
BARROSO, VITOR S.; PITELLI, J. P. M.. Boundary conditions and vacuum fluctuations in AdS(4). GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION, v. 52, n. 3, . (13/09357-9, 18/09575-0)
ALBERTO SAA. Cem anos de buracos negros: o centenário da solução de Schwarzschild. Revista Brasileira de Ensino de Física, v. 38, n. 4, . (13/09357-9)
NEVES, JULIANO C. S.; SAA, ALBERTO. Accretion of perfect fluids onto a class of regular black holes. ANNALS OF PHYSICS, v. 420, . (13/09357-9)
VIEIRA, RONALDO S. S.; RAMOS-CARO, JAVIER. Envelopes and vertical amplitudes of disc-crossing orbits. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, v. 484, n. 4, p. 5155-5161, . (10/00487-9, 13/09357-9)
BENONE, CAROLINA L.; CRISPINO, LUIS C. B.; HERDEIRO, CARLOS A. R.; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO. Synchronized stationary clouds in a static fluid. Physics Letters B, v. 786, p. 442-447, . (13/09357-9)
CLIMACO, JOYCE S.; SAA, ALBERTO. Optimal global synchronization of partially forced Kuramoto oscillators. Chaos, v. 29, n. 7, . (13/09357-9)
ROCHA, V, JORGE; SENTARELLI, RAPHAEL. Scanning the parameter space of collapsing rotating thin shells. Classical and Quantum Gravity, v. 35, n. 12, . (13/09357-9, 16/01343-7)
SAA, ALBERTO. Symmetries and synchronization in multilayer random networks. Physical Review E, v. 97, n. 4, . (13/09357-9)
PINTO, RAFAEL S.; SAA, ALBERTO. Explosive synchronization with partial degree-frequency correlation. Physical Review E, v. 91, n. 2, . (13/09357-9)
PITELLI, JOAO PAULO M.; BARROSO, VITOR S.. Particle production between isometric frames on a Poincare patch of AdS(2). Journal of Mathematical Physics, v. 60, n. 9, . (18/01558-9, 16/25963-4, 13/09357-9, 18/09575-0)
DEHKORDI, HENGAMEH R.; SAA, ALBERTO. Huygens' envelope principle in Finsler spaces and analogue gravity. Classical and Quantum Gravity, v. 36, n. 8, . (13/09357-9)
RICHARTZ, MAURICIO. Quasinormal modes of extremal black holes. Physical Review D, v. 93, n. 6, . (15/14077-0, 13/09357-9)
VIEIRA, RONALDO S. S.; RAMOS-CARO, JAVIER; SAA, ALBERTO. Vertical stability of circular orbits in relativistic razor-thin disks. Physical Review D, v. 94, n. 10, . (09/16304-3, 13/09357-9, 10/00487-9, 15/10577-9)
PINTO, RAFAEL S.; SAA, ALBERTO. Synchrony-optimized networks of Kuramoto oscillators with inertia. PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, v. 463, p. 77-87, . (13/09357-9)
MOSNA, RICARDO A.; PITELLI, JOAO PAULO M.; RICHARTZ, MAURICIO. Analogue model for anti-de Sitter as a description of point sources in fluids. Physical Review D, v. 94, n. 10, . (13/09357-9, 16/07057-6)
PITELLI, J. P. M.; MOSNA, R. A.. Scattering by a topological defect connecting two asymptotically Minkowski spacetimes. Physical Review D, v. 91, n. 12, . (13/09357-9)
DE FREITAS, VANESSA P.; SAA, ALBERTO. Stability aspects of relativistic thin magnetized disks. Physical Review D, v. 95, n. 12, . (13/09357-9)
VIEIRA, RONALDO S. S.; RAMOS-CARO, JAVIER. Integrability of motion around galactic razor-thin disks. CELESTIAL MECHANICS & DYNAMICAL ASTRONOMY, v. 126, n. 4, p. 483-500, . (13/09357-9, 10/00487-9, 15/10577-9)
NEVES, J. C. S.. Einstein contra Aristotle: The sound from the heavens. PHYSICS ESSAYS, v. 30, n. 3, p. 279-280, . (13/03798-3, 13/09357-9)
PREVE, DEISON; SAA, ALBERTO. Doughnut-shaped soap bubbles. Physical Review E, v. 92, n. 4, . (13/09357-9)

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