Pascal M. Vaudrevange

Research Interests:

Cosmology: inflation, observational tests of theories of the early universe, string cosmology, dark energy; MCMC algorithms


  1. "Constraints on the Topology of the Universe: Extension to General Geometries.", P.M. Vaudrevange, G.D. Starkman, N.J. Cornish, D.N. Spergel, arXiv:1206.2939 [astro-ph.CO]
  2. "A Toy Model For Single Field Open Inflation", P.M. Vaudrevange, A. Westphal, arXiv:1205.1663 [hep-th]
  3. " On the Existence of Tunneling Bounce Solutions in Piecewise Linear Potentials.", K. Dutta, C. Hector, T. Konstandin, P.M. Vaudrevange, A. Westphal, arXiv:1202.2721 [hep-th]
  4. "More Exact Tunneling Solutions in Scalar Field Theory.", K. Dutta, C. Hector, P.M. Vaudrevange, A.Westphal, Phys.Lett. B708 (2012) 309-313, arXiv:1110.2380 [hep-th]
  5. " The Overshoot Problem in Inflation after Tunneling.", K. Dutta, P.M. Vaudrevange, A.Westphal, JCAP 1201 (2012) 026, arXiv:1109.5182 [hep-th]
  6. "An Exact Tunneling Solution in a Simple Realistic Landscape.", K. Dutta, P.M. Vaudrevange, A. Westphal, Class.Quant.Grav. 29 (2012) 065011, arXiv:1102.4742 [hep-th]
  7. "Improved constraints on cosmological parameters from SNIa data.", M.C. March, R. Trotta, P. Berkes, G.D. Starkman, P.M. Vaudrevange, Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 418 (2011) 2308-2329, arXiv:1102.3237 [astro-ph.CO]
  8. "Gravity waves from the non-renormalizable Electroweak Vacua phase transition.", E. Greenwood, P.M. Vaudrevange, arXiv:1011.5881 [astro-ph.CO]
  9. "Should we doubt the cosmological constant?", M.C. March, G.D. Starkman, R. Trotta, P.M. Vaudrevange, Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 410 (2011) 2488-2496, arXiv:1005.3655 [astro-ph.CO]
  10. "Surprising phenomena in a rich new class of inflationary models", Pascal M Vaudrevange, Dmitry I Podolsky, Glenn D Starkman, arXiv:0911.3397 [astro-ph.CO]
  11. " The Virtues of Frugality - Why cosmological observers should release their data slowly", Glenn D Starkman, Roberto Trotta, Pascal M Vaudrevange, arXiv:0909.2649 [astro-ph.CO]
  12. "CMBPol Mission Concept Study: Probing Inflation with CMB Polarization", CMBPol Study Team (Daniel Baumann et al.), arXiv:0811.3919 [astro-ph]
  13. "Introducing doubt in Bayesian model comparison", Glenn D Starkman, Roberto Trotta, Pascal M Vaudrevange, arXiv:0811.2415 []
  14. "Trans-Planckian Issue in the Milne Universe", P.M. Vaudrevange, L. Kofman, arXiv:0706.0980 [hep-th]
  15. "Roulette Inflation with Kähler Moduli and their Axions", J.R. Bond, L. Kofman, S. Prokushkin, P.M. Vaudrevange, Phys.Rev.D75:123511,2007, hep-th/0612197

My latest papers can be found through INSPIRE


  1. Beyond the Standard Model 2012, Bad Honnef, Germany, March 2012
  2. DESY Theory workshop 2011, DESY, Hamburg, Germany, September 2011
  3. Seminar, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, ON, April 2011
  4. Seminar, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, April 2011
  5. Seminar, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, April 2011
  6. Beyond the Standard Model 2011, Bad Honnef, Germany, March 2011
  7. CERCA, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, March 2010
  8. Seminar, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada, March 2010
  9. Workshop on low-\ell/ large angle cosmology, Cleveland, OH, February 2010
  10. Seminar, APC Paris, France, January 2010
  11. Seminar, RWTH-Aachen, Germany, December 2009
  12. Seminar, CITA, Toronto, Canada, October 2009
  13. CCAPP Symposium, Columbus, OH, October 2009
  14. International Workshop on Cosmic Large Scale Structure and Evolution, Bielefeld, Germany, September 2009
  15. Seminar, LMU Munich, Germany, June 2009
  16. Seminar, Helsinki University, Finland, June 2009
  17. CERCA, Case Western Reserve University, USA, February 2009, Download Talk
  18. Cosmology Seminar, LMU Munich, Germany, December 2008, Download Talk
  19. COSMO 2008, University of Madison, Wisconsin, USA, August 2008, Download Talk
  20. CERCA, Case Western Reserve University, USA, March 2008, Download Talk
  21. Particle Astrophysics Seminar, Case Western Reserve University, USA, November 2007, Download Talk
  22. COSMO 2007, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, August 2007, Download Talk
  23. Journal Club, Columbia University, New York, USA, February 2007, Download Talk
  24. Cosmology on the Great Lakes, Perimeter Institute, Canada, November 2006, Download Talk
  25. COSMO 2006, International Conference on Particle Physics and Cosmology, UC Davis, USA, September 2006, Download Talk
  26. Inflation after WMAP, Workshop at the Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics, Ann Arbor, USA, May 2006, Download Talk
  27. COSMO 2005, International Conference on Particle Physics and Cosmology, Bonn, Germany, August 2005, Download Talk
  28. CITA-Perimeter Workshop, CITA, Toronto, Canada, December 2004, Download Talk
  29. DESY Theory Workshop, DESY, Hamburg, Germany, September 2004, Download Talk
  30. COSMO 2004, International Conference on Particle Physics and Cosmology, Toronto, Canada, September 2004, Download Talk
  31. Graduiertenkolleg 282 of the DFG, Hannover University, Germany, Spring 2002
  32. SOSSeminar, Bonn University, Germany, Spring 2002
  33. Diplom colloquium, Bonn University, Germany, Winter 2001


A complete (academic) CV can be found here.