Imperial College London

Claudia de Rham

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Theoretical Physics
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7841c.de-rham CV

 
 
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Location

 

506Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Research Interests

Understanding Gravity at the fundamental level:
Understanding gravity with an emphasize on theoretical consistency, quantum stability and relevance for cosmology.

Tests of Gravity: Using Gravitational Waves to probe gravity in conjunction with laboratory, Solar System, Astrophysical Cosmological tests and screening mechanisms.  

Early Universe Cosmology:
Probing signatures of the Early Universe be it for inflation or its alternatives.

Dark Energy:
What is the source of the late–time acceleration of the Universe ?

Cosmological Constant Problem:
Understanding the effect from vacuum energy of particle physics on cosmological scales.

UV Completeness:
Understanding the low-energy restrictions to the existence of a standard high energy completion and consequences to Cosmology.

See inSpires for a list of publications