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Post-inflationary brane cosmology

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Journal publication date12/03/2001
JournalNucl.Phys. B
Journal number1-3
Volume597
Number of pages19
Pages561-579
Early online date9/08/00
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

The brane cosmology has invoked new challenges to the usual Big Bang cosmology. In this paper we present a brief account on thermal history of the post-inflationary brane cosmology. We have realized that it is not obvious that the post-inflationary brane cosmology would always deviate from the standard Big Bang cosmology. However, if it deviates some stringent conditions on the brane tension are to be satisfied. In this regard we study various implications on gravitino production and its abundance. We discuss Affleck-Dine mechanism for baryogenesis and make some comments on moduli and dilaton problems in this context.

Bibliographic note

11 pages, Updates to match accepted version in NPB