Dimopoulos, Konstantinos and Lyth, David H. (2004) Models of inflation liberated by the curvaton hypothesis. Physical Review D, 69 (12). ISSN 1550-7998Full text not available from this repository.
It is usually supposed that inflation is of the slow-roll variety and that the inflaton generates the primordial curvature perturbation. According to the curvaton hypothesis, inflation need not be slow-roll, and if it is, the inflaton generates a negligible curvature perturbation. We find that the construction of slow-roll inflation models becomes much easier under this hypothesis. Also, thermal inflation followed by fast-roll becomes viable, with no slow-roll inflation at all.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review D|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Dr Konstantinos Dimopoulos|
|Deposited On:||19 Jan 2009 13:18|
|Last Modified:||25 Oct 2016 01:20|
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