Inflation without potential

C. Armendáriz-Picón, V. F. Mukhanov

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Due to the importance of inflation, considerable effort has gone into developing different inflationary scenarios. In most of them inflation is driven by a self-interacting scalar field. Here we discuss an alternative way to implement an inflationary stage provided by noncanonical kinetic terms in the action for the scalar field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1877-1886
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Theoretical Physics
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2000
Externally publishedYes


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Armendáriz-Picón, C., & Mukhanov, V. F. (2000). Inflation without potential. International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 39(7), 1877-1886.