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Brane inflation and defect formation

Davis, A.C., Brax, P.H. and van de Bruck, C. (2008) Brane inflation and defect formation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A , 366 (1877). pp. 2833-2842. ISSN 0080-4614

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Abstract

Brane inflation and the production of topological defects at the end of the inflationary phase are discussed. After a description of the inflationary set-up, we discuss the properties of the cosmic strings produced at the end of inflation. Specific examples of brane inflation are described, such as D−, D3/D7 and modular inflations.

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2008 The Royal Society. This is an author produced version of a paper subsequently published in Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Mathematics and Statistics (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mrs Megan Hobbs
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 11:38
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2014 21:05
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2008.0065
Status: Published
Publisher: The Royal Society
Identification Number: 10.1098/rsta.2008.0065
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/10577

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