Imperial College London

Carlo R. Contaldi

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Theoretical Physics



+44 (0)20 7594 1527c.contaldi




505Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





I am a Professor of Theoretical Physics in the Theoretical Physics Group at Imperial College. My research interests are in Cosmology, the physics of the very early Universe and observations that can help us understand the Universe and everything in it.

For a complete and up to date list of published research, including preprints, please follow links to the arXiv or my publication list  on SPIRES.



Contaldi CR, 2017, Anisotropies of gravitational wave backgrounds: A line of sight approach, Physics Letters B, Vol:771, ISSN:0370-2693, Pages:9-12

Contaldi CR, 2017, IMAGING PARITY-VIOLATING MODES IN THE CMB, Astronomical Journal, Vol:153, ISSN:0004-6256

Nagy JM, Ade PAR, Amiri M, et al., 2017, A New Limit on CMB Circular Polarization from SPIDER, Astrophysical Journal, Vol:844, ISSN:0004-637X

Renzini AI, Contaldi CR, Heavens A, 2017, Mapping weak lensing distortions in the Kerr metric, Physical Review D, Vol:95, ISSN:2470-0010

Bryan S, Ade P, Amiri M, et al., 2016, A cryogenic rotation stage with a large clear aperture for the half-wave plates in the Spider instrument, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol:87, ISSN:0034-6748

More Publications