Void Hierarchy and Cosmic Structure

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Abstract: Within the context of hierarchical scenarios of gravitational structure formation we describe how an evolving hierarchy of voids evolves on the basis of {em two} processes, the {em void-in-void} process and the {it void-in-cloud} process. The related analytical formulation in terms of a {it two-barrier} excursion problem leads to a self-similarly evolving peaked void size distribution.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalArXiv
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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