Chapter 2. String Inflation I: Brane Inflation

  1. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Johanna Erdmenger
  1. Marco Zagermann

Published Online: 21 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628063.ch2

String Cosmology: Modern String Theory Concepts from the Big Bang to Cosmic Structure

String Cosmology: Modern String Theory Concepts from the Big Bang to Cosmic Structure

How to Cite

Zagermann, M. (2009) String Inflation I: Brane Inflation, in String Cosmology: Modern String Theory Concepts from the Big Bang to Cosmic Structure (ed J. Erdmenger), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628063.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Max-Planck-Institute for Physics, Föhringer Ring 6D, 80805 München, Germany

Author Information

  1. Max-Planck-Institute for Physics, Föhringer Ring 6D, 80805 München, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408627

Online ISBN: 9783527628063

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Keywords:

  • string inflation;
  • brane inflation;
  • moduli stabilization;
  • warped D3/D3-brane inflation;
  • D3/D7-brane inflation;
  • DBI inflation;
  • gravitational waves

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Moduli Stabilization in Type IIB String Theory

  • Warped D3/D3-Brane Inflation (Slow-Roll)

  • D3/D7-Brane Inflation

  • DBI Inflation

  • Gravitational Waves and Inflaton Field Range

  • Conclusions

  • References