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A note on brane inflation

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>10/04/2000
<mark>Journal</mark>Physics Letters B
Issue number3-4
Number of pages7
Pages (from-to)251-257
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


We demonstrate that there exists an inflationary solution on the positive tension brane in the Randall-Sundrum scenario. Inflation is driven by a slow-rolling scalar field on the brane and is achieved within the perturbative limit of the radion field. We find that inflation on the positive tension brane results in a slight increase in the separation between the two branes. However, we show that the slow-roll inflation is not possible on the negative tension brane.

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