Warm inflation

Arjun Berera*

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Abstract

Assuming a first order phase transition during inflation, a model scenario is described which does not require a tiny coupling constant. Thermal equilibrium is closely maintained as inflation commences. No large scale reheating is necessary. Solutions for N>70 are found for any δρ/ρ in the range 10-5-10-3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3218-3221
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume75
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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