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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||International Journal of Theoretical Physics|
|State||Published - Jul 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)