Martin Snoager Sloth

Martin Snoager Sloth

Martin Snoager Sloth

Professor, Fil. Dr.

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Profile photoMartin Snoager Sloth
Professor, Fil. Dr.
CP3-Origins and Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy
E-mail: sloth@cp3.sdu.dk
Phone: 65502307

Education

2003 Fil. Dr. in Theoretical Physics, University of Helsinki. 
2000 Cand. Scient. (Master) in Physics, the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. 
1997 B.Sc. in physics and mathematics, University of Copenhagen.

Positions

2016 -          Professor, SDU, Denmark 
2012 - 2016 Associate Professor, SDU, Denmark 
2011 - 2012 Maitre assistant, Theoretical physics division, University of Geneva, Switzerland 
2009 - 2011 CERN fellow, the theory unit at CERN, Switzerland. 
2006 - 2009 Research assistant professor, University of Aarhus, Denmark. 
2004 - 2006 Post-doctoral researcher, University of California, Davis, USA.
2003 - 2004 Post-doctoral researcher, the Helsinki Institute of Physics, Finland. 
2000 - 2003 Research assistant, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Other affiliations

Associated Scientist, CERN

Awards and Grants

2016 Research project, Villum Fonden, DKK 3 mill. (€ 400.000.).
2011 Jr. Group Leader Fellowship grant from the Lundbeck Foundation, DKK 10 mill. (€ 1.3 mill.).
2010 and 2017 Awarded an honorable mention in the 2010 Gravity Research Foundation essay competition. 
2009 Awarded CERN theory fellowship.
2000 Inter-Nordic Mobility scholarship from NorFA.
1998 Selected as official summer student at CERN

Research interests

Cosmology, astroparticle physics, physics beyond the standard model, quantum field theory, string theory.

Courses Taught

2016 General relativity and cosmology (SDU) 
2016 Advanced quantum mechanics (SDU) 
2015 General relativity and cosmology (SDU) 
2015 Advanced quantum mechanics (SDU) 
2014 General relativity and cosmology (SDU) 
2014 Advanced quantum mechanics (SDU) 
2013 General relativity and cosmology (SDU) 
2013 Advanced quantum mechanics (SDU) 
2012 Advanced quantum mechanics (SDU) 
2011 Laboratoire de physique IV théorique (Geneva) 
2009 Quantum field theory in curved space with applications to cosmology (Aarhus) 
2008 Physics beyond the Standard Model (Aarhus)
2008 Advanced inflation (Nordita) 
2007 Quantum field theory in curved space with applications to cosmology (Aarhus)

Post-docs

2014 - 2016  McCullen Sandora 
2013 - 2016 Jonathan Ganc 
2012 - 2016 Rajeev Kumar Jain 
2007 - 2009 Troels Haugbølle (joint with Steen Hannestad)

Ph.D. Students

2016 -          Andrea Palessandro 
2012 - 2015 Ricardo Z. Ferreira
2006 - 2009 Philip Jarnhus (joint with Steen Hannestad)

Academic Commissions of Trust

Boards:
Head of Ph.D. program in physics
EU COST action network, managing committee member
Member of the Assistant/Associate Professor promotion committee
Member of the NORDITA gravity and cosmology post-doc selection committee


Grants:
Reviewer of ERC consolidator grants; Erwin Schroedinger-Fellowships, the Austrian national science foundation; Vidi-research proposals, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientic Research (Dutch Science Council); University Research Fellowships, The Royal Society in UK.


Journals:
Acting referee for JHEP (Journal of High Energy Physics), JCAP (Journal of Cosmology and Astro-particle Physics), PRD (Physical Review D), PRL (Physical Review Letters), Classical and Quantum Gravity, Astroparticle Physics, and MNRAS (Monthly News of Royal Astronomical Society).

Publications

Asymptotic symmetries in de Sitter and inflationary spacetimes

Ferreira, R. J. Z., Sandora, M. & Sloth, M. S. 2017 In : Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2017, 4, 35 p., 033

Large Field Inflation and Gravitational Entropy

Kaloper, N., Kleban, M., Lawrence, A. & Sloth, M. S. 2016 In : Physical Review D (Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology). 93, 043510

On the validity of the perturbative description of axions during inflation

Ferreira, R. J. Z., Ganc, J., Noreña, J. & Sloth, M. S. 2016 In : Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2016, April, 21 p.

Planckian Interacting Massive Particles as Dark Matter

Garny, M., Sandora, M. & Sloth, M. S. 2016 In : Physical Review Letters. 116, 10, p. 101302-1-101302-6 101302

Towards a Gravity Dual for the Large Scale Structure of the Universe

Kehagias, A., Riotto, A. & Sloth, M. S. 2016 In : Fortschritte der Physik. 64, 11-12, p. 881–895

Radiative Corrections from Heavy Fast-Roll Fields during Inflation

Jain, R. K., Sandora, M. & Sloth, M. S. 27 Jan 2015 In : JCAP. 2015, June, 35 p., 016

Probing correlations of early magnetic fields using mu-distortion

Ganc, J. & Sloth, M. S. 23 Apr 2014 In : JCAP. August

Chaotic inflation with curvaton induced running

Sloth, M. S. 31 Mar 2014 In : Physical Review D (Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology). 8 p.

Inflationary Magnetogenesis without the Strong Coupling Problem II

J. Z. Ferreira, R., Kumar Jain, R. & Sloth, M. S. 21 Mar 2014 In : JCAP. 2014, June, 1403.5516

Constraints on Gauge Field Production during Inflation

Nurmi, S. & Sloth, M. S. 2014 In : JCAP. 2014

Universal constraints on axions from inflation

Ferreira, R. Z. & Sloth, M. S. 2014 In : Journal of High Energy Physics. 12, 22 p.

Inflationary magnetogenesis without the strong coupling problem

Ferreira, R. J. Z., Jain, R. K. & Sloth, M. S. Oct 2013 In : Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 10, 26 p.

On the non-Gaussian correlation of the primordial curvature perturbation with vector fields

Kumar Jain, R. & Sloth, M. S. 2013 In : Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2013, 19 p., JCAP02(2013)003

Consistency relation for cosmic magnetic fields

Jain, R. K. & Sloth, M. S. 2012 In : Physical Review D (Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology). 86, 12

Fluctuating geometries, q-observables, and infrared growth in inflationary spacetimes

B. Giddings, S. & Sloth, M. S. 2012 In : Physical Review D (Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology). 86, 083538

Cosmological observables, IR growth of fluctuations, and scale-dependent anisotropies

B. Giddings, S. & Sloth, M. S. 31 Mar 2011 In : Phys.Rev.D.

The Kramers-Moyal Equation of the Cosmological Comoving Curvature Perturbation

Riotto, A. & Sloth, M. S. 30 Mar 2011 In : JCAP.

Perturbation Theory of the Cosmological Log-Density Field

Wang, X., Neyrinck, M., Szapudi, I., Szalay, A., Chen, X., Lesgourgues, J., Riotto, A. & Sloth, M. S. 10 Mar 2011 In : Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series.

Strongly Scale-dependent Non-Gaussianity

Riotto, A. & Sloth, M. S. 15 Sep 2010 In : Phys.Rev.D.

Cosmological diagrammatic rules

B. Giddings, S. & Sloth, M. S. 18 May 2010 In : JCAP.

On the Effective Equation of State of Dark Energy

Sloth, M. S. 18 May 2010 In : Int.J.Mod.Phys.D.

Semiclassical relations and IR effects in de Sitter and slow-roll space-times

B. Giddings, S. & Sloth, M. S. 6 May 2010 In : JCAP.

Non-Gaussianity from Axion Monodromy Inflation

Hannestad, S., Haugboelle, T., R. Jarnhus, P. & Sloth, M. S. 2010 In : JCAP. 2010, 001, 15 p.

Inflationary trispectrum from graviton exchange

Seery, D., Sloth, M. S. & Vernizzi, F. 2009 In : Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 3, 0811.3934

Observing trans-Planckian ripples in the primordial power spectrum with future large scale structure probes

Hamann, J., Hannestad, S., Sloth, M. S. & Y. Y. Wong, Y. 2008 In : Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 9, 0807.4528

On Resumming Inflationary Perturbations beyond One-loop

Riotto, A. & Sloth, M. S. 2008 In : Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. April

de Sitter limit of inflation and nonlinear perturbation theory

R. Jarnhus, P. & Sloth, M. S. 17 Sep 2007 In : JCAP.

The Matrix Reloaded - on the Dark Energy Seesaw

Enqvist, K., Hannestad, S. & Sloth, M. S. 22 Feb 2007 In : Phys.Rev.Lett..

On the One Loop Corrections to Inflation II: The Consistency Relation

Sloth, M. S. 14 Dec 2006 In : Nucl.Phys.B.

The inflationary trispectrum

Seery, D., E. Lidsey, J. & Sloth, M. S. 6 Oct 2006 In : JCAP.

On the one loop corrections to inflation and the CMB anisotropies

Sloth, M. S. 24 Apr 2006 In : Nucl.Phys. B.

How robust are inflation model and dark matter constraints from cosmological data?

Hamann, J., Hannestad, S., Sloth, M. S. & Y. Y. Wong, Y. 2006 In : Physical Review D (Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology). 75, 2, 9 p., 023522

Suppressing Super-Horizon Curvature Perturbations?

Sloth, M. S. 27 Jul 2005 In : Mod.Phys.Lett. A.

Searching for a holographic connection between dark energy and the low-l CMB multipoles

Enqvist, K., Hannestad, S. & Sloth, M. S. 12 Sep 2004 In : JCAP.

A CMB/Dark Energy Cosmic Duality

Enqvist, K. & Sloth, M. S. 2 Jun 2004 In : Phys.Rev.Lett..

Holographic bounds on the UV cutoff scale in inflationary cosmology

Keski-Vakkuri, E. & Sloth, M. S. 9 Jun 2003 In : JCAP.

Superhorizon curvaton amplitude in inflation and pre-big bang cosmology

Sloth, M. S. 27 Aug 2002 In : Nucl.Phys. B.

Trans-Planckian Effects in Inflationary Cosmology and the Modified Uncertainty Principle

F. Hassan, S. & Sloth, M. S. 15 Apr 2002 In : Nucl.Phys. B.

Adiabatic CMB perturbations in pre-big bang string cosmology

Enqvist, K. & Sloth, M. S. 24 Sep 2001 In : Nucl.Phys. B.

Press clippings

AKTUELLE: Forskning i universets fødsel

Martin Snoager Sloth

20/07/2016

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Innovation på arabisk

Nina Dietz Legind, Jan Hartvigsen, Martin Snoager Sloth, Thomas Schmidt & Peter Seeberg

08/04/2016

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Ny dansk teori: Mørkt stof består af ekstremt supertunge partikler

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29/03/2016

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Her er et nyt bud på, hvad universets mørke stof består af

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15/03/2016

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The Heavy Limit of Dark Matter

Martin Snoager Sloth

10/03/2016

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Der står fronten

Martin Snoager Sloth

30/10/2015

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Nyt lys over oldgammelt spørgsmål

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22/02/2014

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Mange nye svar afføder endnu flere spørgsmål

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17/08/2013

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Apropos... begyndelse

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12/08/2013

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Clearing up a Big Bang mystery

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18/01/2012

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Big Bang endevendes af dansk forsker

Martin Snoager Sloth

30/12/2011

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Var der noget før Big Bang?

Martin Snoager Sloth

30/12/2011

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Hvad kom før Big Bang?

Martin Snoager Sloth

18/11/2011

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Hvad kom før Big Bang?

Martin Snoager Sloth

20/03/2011

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'Seesaw' explains light dark-energy particles

Martin Snoager Sloth

31/07/2007

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