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





Professor of Theoretical Physics in the Theoretical Physics Group at Imperial College. My research interests are in;

  • Physics of the very early Universe.
  • Inflation and structure formation.
  • Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB).
  • Gravitational Waves.
  • Statistics and inference in observational Cosmology.

For a complete and up to date list of published research, including preprints, see SPIRES



Filippini JP, Gambrel AE, Rahlin AS, et al., 2022, In-Flight Gain Monitoring of SPIDER's Transition-Edge Sensor Arrays, Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Vol:209, ISSN:0022-2291, Pages:649-657

Leung JS-Y, Hartley J, Nagy JM, et al., 2022, A Simulation-based Method for Correcting Mode Coupling in CMB Angular Power Spectra, Astrophysical Journal, Vol:928, ISSN:0004-637X

Collaboration SPIDER, Ade PAR, Amiri M, et al., 2022, A constraint on primordial B-modes from the first flight of the spider balloon-borne telescope, The Astrophysical Journal: an International Review of Astronomy and Astronomical Physics, Vol:927, ISSN:0004-637X, Pages:1-26

Golat S, Contaldi CR, 2022, All-sky analysis of astrochronometric signals induced by gravitational waves, Physical Review D, Vol:105, ISSN:2470-0010, Pages:1-15

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