### Professor

Département de Physique
Théorique

Université de Genève

24 quai Ernest Ansermet

CH-1211 Genève 4

### I am currently the President of the
Physics Section

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**
A Modern Introduction to Quantum Field Theory
**

312 pages, Oxford University Press (2005),

ISBN 0-19-852073-5 (Hbk),

ISBN 0-19-852073-3 (Pbk).

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This book grew out of a course that I give to students in

their fourth year at the University of Geneva,

and it is meant for undergraduates and
PhD students in theoretical physics.

It contains many solved problems and can also be useful

to researchers in theoretical physics and
to particle physics

experimentalists.

You can browse into the Table of Contents ,

or go to its web page at
Oxford University Press ,

where you can read the first chapter.

Some review.

Errata

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**
Gravitational Waves **

Volume 1. Theory and Experiments

574 pages, 131 figures, Oxford University Press

(publication date: October 2007).

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A comprehensive textbook on the theory of

gravitational waves as well as on the principles

of gravitational-wave experiments.

You can browse into the Table of Contents ,

or go to
Oxford University Press ,

where the you can read the first chapter.

Some review.

Errata

after several more years of work, Volume 2, on astrophysical

and cosmological sources,
is basically finished! (and will appear in 2017)

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**
Research **

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The unifying theme of my research is
the application of field-theoretical methods to various problems at the crossroad

between classical and quantum gravity,
gravitational waves (including their astrophysical and cosmological applications),

black-hole physics, and cosmology.

My group is part of the
Geneva Cosmology group

My most recent research is largely devoted to
non-local modifications of GR

Some less recent selected publications from inSPIRE
or from Google Scholar .

Full
publication list from the inSPIRE database,
and a short CV.

My research group
in Geneva, and
former PhD students

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**
Teaching at the University of Geneva **

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Champs et Particules (Quantum Field Theory),

Link to the Chamilo server
(access restricted to students of UniGe). Assistant:
Yves Dirian.

The program of the course can also be found on the
Student's Guide

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**
Activities for the general public, some talks, etc. **

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I have co-founded and I coordinate the
Athéna program,

a projet that allows students in the last two years of College in the Geneva canton

to follow some courses of Physics or Mathematics at Geneva University

A video of a recent public conference on
Dark energy and dark matter (in french)

some interviews on
RTS and Leman Bleu on the recent detection of gravitational waves (in french)

Slides of a recent Colloquium at Geneva University on the recent gravitational waves detection

a podcast on gravitational waves (in french)