THE POSSIBILITY OF INFLATION IN ASYMPTOTICALLY SAFE GRAVITY


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Hong S. E. , Lee Y. J. , Zoe H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS D, vol.21, no.7, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1142/s0218271812500629
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS D

Abstract

We examine the inflationary modes in the cubic curvature theories in the context of asymptotically safe gravity. On the phase space of the Hubble parameter, there exists a critical point which corresponds to the slow-roll inflation in Einstein frame. Most of the e-foldings are attained around the critical point for each inflationary trajectories. If the coupling constants g(i) have the parametric relations generated as the power of the relative energy scale of inflation H-0 to the cutoff., a successful inflation with more than 60 e-foldings occurs near the critical point.