This work discusses: the simplest model of inflation; the way inflation begins; the end of inflation; reheating of the Universe after inflation; a stationary Universe; and topological defects as seeds for eternal inflation.
Particle Physics and Cosmology
- Pub Date:
- Cosmology: Inflationary Universe;
- General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology;
- High Energy Physics - Phenomenology;
- High Energy Physics - Theory
- 44 pages, Stanford University preprint SU-ITP-94-36, LaTeX