# Thanu Padmanabhan

## Affiliations: | 1980-1992 | Astronomy & Astrophysics | Tata Insitute of Fundamental Research |

1992- | Astronomy & Astrophysics | IUCAA Pune |

##### Area:

Quantum Theory, Gravitation, Cosmology##### Website:

http://www.iucaa.in/~paddy/##### Google:

"Thanu Padmanabhan"##### Bio:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanu_Padmanabhan

Thanu Padmanabhan (born 10 March 1957) is an Indian theoretical physicist and cosmologist whose research spans a wide variety of topics in Gravitation, Structure formation in the universe and Quantum Gravity. He has had many contributions related to the analysis and modelling of dark energy in the universe and the interpretation of gravity as an emergent phenomenon.

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#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorJayant Vishnu Narlikar | grad student | 1979-1983 | Tata Insitute of Fundamental Research |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeT.R. Seshadri | grad student | 1983-1989 | Tata Institute of Fundamental Research |

Tejinder Pal Singh | grad student | 1984-1989 | Tata Insitute of Fundamental Research |

Jasjeet Singh Bagla | grad student | 1992-1996 | IUCAA Pune |

L. Sriramkumar | grad student | 1992-1997 | IUCAA Pune |

K. Srinivasan | grad student | 1994-2000 | IUCAA Pune |

Nissim Kanekar | grad student | 1996-2000 | IUCAA Pune |

S Shankaranarayanan | grad student | 1998-2002 | IUCAA Pune |

Tirthankar Roy Choudhury | grad student | 1999-2003 | IUCAA Pune |

Sunu Engineer | grad student | 2000-2005 | IUCAA Pune |

Gaurang Mahajan | grad student | 2004-2009 | IUCAA Pune |

Sudipta Sarkar | grad student | 2004-2009 | IUCAA Pune |

Dawood Kothawala | grad student | 2005-2010 | IUCAA Pune |

Sanved V. Kolekar | grad student | 2008-2013 | IUCAA Pune |

Suprit Singh | grad student | 2009-2014 | IUCAA Pune |

Krishnamohan Parattu | grad student | 2010-2016 | IUCAA Pune |

Sumanta Chakraborty | grad student | 2013-2016 | IUCAA Pune |

#### Publications

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Lochan K, Padmanabhan T. (2016) Extracting Information about the Initial State from the Black Hole Radiation. Physical Review Letters. 116: 051301 |

Parattu K, Chakraborty S, Majhi BR, et al. (2016) A boundary term for the gravitational action with null boundaries General Relativity and Gravitation. 48 |

Chakraborty S, Padmanabhan T. (2015) Thermodynamical interpretation of the geometrical variables associated with null surfaces Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 92 |

Padmanabhan H, Padmanabhan T. (2013) CosMIn: The solution to the cosmological constant problem International Journal of Modern Physics D. 22 |

Burigana C, Capozziello S, Chiosi C, et al. (2009) From galileo to modern cosmology: Alternative paradigms and science boundary conditions Questions of Modern Cosmology: Galileo's Legacy. 301-428 |

Choudhury TR, Padmanabhan T. (2005) Cosmological parameters from supernova observations: A critical comparison of three data sets Astronomy and Astrophysics. 429: 807-818 |

Sriramkumar L, Padmanabhan T. (1996) Does a nonzero tunneling probability imply particle production in time-independent classical electromagnetic backgrounds? Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields. 54: 7599-7606 |

Padmanabhan T, Seshadri TR, Singh TP. (1989) Making inflation work: Damping of density perturbations due to Planck energy cutoff. Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields. 39: 2100-2107 |

Padmanabhan T, Singh TP. (1988) Response of accelerated detectors in coherent states and the semiclassical limit. Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields. 38: 2457-2463 |

Singh TP, Padmanabhan T. (1987) Semiclassical cosmology with a scalar field. Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields. 35: 2993-3001 |