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Jean-Luc Lehners

Portrait de Jean-Luc Lehners
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

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My main research interest is in string theoretic models of the early universe. More specifically, I am interested in how string theory can provide new ideas regarding our modeling of the early universe, and how this can lead to specific observational signatures in the cosmic microwave background and the large scale structure of the universe. At the same time, the combination of string theory and cosmology leads to new conceptual puzzles, which I aim to explore.

Research Interests

My main research interest is in string theoretic models of the early universe. More specifically, I am interested in how string theory can provide new ideas regarding our modeling of the early universe, and how this can lead to specific observational signatures in the cosmic microwave background and the large scale structure of the universe. At the same time, the combination of string theory and cosmology leads to new conceptual puzzles, which I aim to explore.

Recent Publications

  • Jean-Luc Lehners, Paul J. Steinhardt, Neil Turok, The Return of the Phoenix Universe, Int.J.Mod.Phys.D18:2231-2235,2009, arXiv: 0910.0834