Conformal methods and the global analysis of spacetimes

Series: 
The London Relativity and Cosmology Seminar
Speaker: 
Juan Valiente Kroon (QMUL)
Date: 
January 30th, 2013 at 16:30
Room: 
Maths 103
Abstract: 

The purpose of this talk is to provide a survey of conformal methods in General Relativity and their application to the study of global properties of spacetimes. As a demonstration of this approach I will discuss a recent result (in collaboration with C.Luebbe) showing the nonlinear stability of radiation FRW cosmological models.