Ubiquitous inflaton in string-inspired models

Arjun Berera*, Thomas W. Kephart

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A string theory based inflationary model is developed where the inflaton interacts with a multitude of massive string level states causing dissipation of vacuum energy. Inflation terminates in a warm universe without the need for reheating.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1084-1087
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 9 Aug 1999


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