Lectures & Reviews

2018

  • Lecture Slides: “Physics of CMB Anisotropies” [3 x 90 min]
    • Cours d'automne du LAL, Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire; October 15-17, 2018
    • Lecture 1 [video] (PDF 13.9MB; last updated, October 17, 2018) 
      • Brief introduction of the CMB research
      • Temperature anisotropy from gravitational effects
      • Power spectrum basics
    • Lecture 2 (PDF 8.4MB; last updated, October 17, 2018) 
    • [due to the absence of IT person at LAL on Oct 16, no video is available unfortunately]
      • Power spectrum of gravitational anisotropy
      • Temperature anistropy from sound waves
    • Lecture 3 [video] (PDF 11.6MB; last updated, October 17, 2018) 
      • Cosmological parameter dependence of the temperature power spectrum
      • Polarisation of the CMB
      • Gravitational waves and their imprints on the CMB
  • Lecture Slides: “Physics of CMB Anisotropies” [4 x 75 min]
    • Summer School on Cosmology 2018, ICTP, Trieste; June 18-21, 2018
    • Lecture 1 [video] (PDF 16.1MB; last updated, June 17, 2018)
      • Brief introduction of the CMB research
      • Temperature anisotropy from gravitational effects
      • Power spectrum basics
    • Lecture 2 [video] (PDF 6.5MB; last updated, June 17, 2018)
      • Temperature anistropy from sound waves
    • Lecture 3 [video] (PDF 6.4MB; last updated, June 17, 2018)
      • Cosmological parameter dependence of the temperature power spectrum
      • Polarisation of the CMB
    • Lecture 4 [video] (PDF 4MB; last updated, June 17, 2018)
      • Polarisation of the CMB [continued]
      • Gravitational waves and their imprints on the CMB

2017

  • Lecture Slides: “Physics of CMB Anisotropies” [5 x 45 min]
    • XIIIth School of Cosmology,  “The CMB from A to Z”, IESC, Cargèse; November 13-17, 2017
    • Lecture 1 (10.9MB; last updated, November 14, 2017)
      • Brief introduction of the CMB research
      • Temperature anisotropy from gravitational effects
    • Lecture 2 (7.9MB; last updated, November 14, 2017)
      • Power spectrum basics
      • Temperature anistropy from sound waves
    • Lecture 3 (2.8MB; last updated, November 14, 2017)
      • Temperature anistropy from sound waves [continued]
      • Cosmological parameter dependence of the temperature power spectrum
    • Lecture 4 (6.2MB; last updated, November 14, 2017)
      • Cosmological parameter dependence of the temperature power spectrum [continued]
      • Polarisation of the CMB
    • Lecture 5 (3.3MB; last updated, November 14, 2017)
      • Polarisation of the CMB [continued]
      • Gravitational waves and their imprints on the CMB

2014

2011

2010

2009

  • Lecture Note: "B-mode Polarization"
  • Lecture Note: "Primordial non-Gaussianity"
    • Department of Physics, Tohoku University; June 4, 2009
    • lecture_fnl.pdf (0.588MB)
  • Lecture Note: "B-mode Polarization and Primordial non-Gaussianity with Introduction"
    • Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (IPMU); June 17, 2009
    • ipmu_lecture_2009.pdf (7.2MB)

2002

  • 集録宇宙背景放射から何を学ぶか(個人的意見)
    • Summer School on Astronomy and Astrophysics; August 1, 2002
    • ss02.pdf.zip (1.8MB) [zipped PDF]

2001

  • Ph.D. Thesis: "The Pursuit of Non-Gaussian Fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background"

2000

  • 講義ノート宇宙背景放射」 
  • 講義ノートインフレーション理論のアウトライン」 

1999

  • 修士論文宇宙背景放射」 
  • 修士論文・付録集ゲージ不変な一般相対論的摂動論および光の伝播」 

1996

  • 天文学セミナー宇宙論」 
    • February 14, 1996, Tohoku University, 37 pages. 
    • 東北大学理学部物理系学科天文学コース学部3年で行ったセミナー発表のノート.ノートをとっておいてくれた秋田谷洋氏に感謝します(April 20, 2017)
    • pdf
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