TY - JOUR

T1 - Inflation from superstring and M-theory compactification with higher order corrections. - II. - Case of quartic Weyl terms

AU - Akune, Kenta

AU - Maeda, Kei Ichi

AU - Ohta, Nobuyoshi

N1 - Copyright:
Copyright 2008 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

PY - 2006

Y1 - 2006

N2 - We present a detailed study of inflationary solutions in M theory with higher order quantum corrections. We first exhaust all exact and asymptotic solutions of exponential and power-law expansions in this theory with quartic curvature corrections, and then perform a linear perturbation analysis around fixed points for the exact solutions in order to see which solutions are more generic and give interesting cosmological models. We find an interesting solution in which the external space expands exponentially and the internal space is static both in the original and Einstein frames. Furthermore, we perform a numerical calculation around this solution and find numerical solutions which give enough e-foldings. We also briefly summarize similar solutions in type II superstrings.

AB - We present a detailed study of inflationary solutions in M theory with higher order quantum corrections. We first exhaust all exact and asymptotic solutions of exponential and power-law expansions in this theory with quartic curvature corrections, and then perform a linear perturbation analysis around fixed points for the exact solutions in order to see which solutions are more generic and give interesting cosmological models. We find an interesting solution in which the external space expands exponentially and the internal space is static both in the original and Einstein frames. Furthermore, we perform a numerical calculation around this solution and find numerical solutions which give enough e-foldings. We also briefly summarize similar solutions in type II superstrings.

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U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.103506

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.103506

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:33646561546

SN - 1550-7998

VL - 73

JO - Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

JF - Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

IS - 10

M1 - 103506

ER -