Living Reviews in Relativity

"Analogue Gravity"
by
Carlos Barceló and Stefano Liberati and Matt Visser  

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Abstract
1 Introduction
1.1 Going further
2 The Simplest Example of an Analogue Model
2.1 Background
2.2 Geometrical acoustics
2.3 Physical acoustics
2.4 General features of the acoustic metric
2.5 Dumb holes - ergo-regions, horizons, and surface gravity
2.6 Regaining geometric acoustics
2.7 Generalizing the physical model
2.8 Simple Lagrangian meta-model
2.9 Going further
3 History and Motivation
3.1 Modern period
3.2 Historical Period
3.3 Motivation
3.4 Going further
4 A Catalogue of Models
4.1 Classical models
4.2 Quantum models
4.3 Going further
5 Lessons from Analogue Models
5.1 Hawking radiation
5.2 Super-radiance
5.3 Cosmological geometries
5.4 Bose novae: an example of the reverse flow of information?
5.5 Going further
6 Future Directions
6.1 Back reaction
6.2 Equivalence principle
6.3 Emergent gravity
6.4 Quantum gravity - phenomenology
6.5 Quantum gravity - fundamental models
6.6 Going further
7 Conclusions
7.1 Going further
8 Acknowledgements
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