A thermodynamic characterization of future singularities?

Diego Pavón, Winfried Zimdahl

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Abstract

In this Letter we consider three future singularities in different Friedmann-Lemaître-Robertson-Walker scenarios and show that the universe departs more and more from thermodynamic equilibrium as the corresponding singularity is approached. Though not proven in general, this feature may characterize future singularities of homogeneous and isotropic cosmologies. © 2012 Elsevier B.V.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-220
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume708
Issue number3-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2012

Keywords

  • Mathematical cosmology
  • Singularities
  • Thermodynamics

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