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Entropic Inflation
Easson D.A., Frampton P.H., Smoot G.F.
International Journal of Modern Physics A 27 (2012) 50066 - http://hal.in2p3.fr/in2p3-00712965
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Entropic Inflation
D.A. Easson, P.H. Frampton, G.F. Smoot1
1 :  APC - UMR 7164 - AstroParticule et Cosmologie
CNRS : UMR7164 – IN2P3 – Observatoire de Paris – Université Paris VII - Paris Diderot – CEA : DSM/IRFU
APC - UMR 7164, Université Paris Diderot, 10 rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet, case postale 7020, F-75205 Paris Cedex 13
APC - Cosmologie et Gravitation
One of the major pillars of modern cosmology theory is a period of accelerating expansion in the early universe. This accelerating expansion, or inflation, must be sustained for at least 30 e-foldings. One mechanism used to drive the acceleration is the addition of a new energy field, called the inflaton; often this is a scalar field. We propose an alternative mechanism which, like our approach to explain the late-time accelerating universe, uses the entropy and temperature intrinsic to information holographically stored on a surface enclosing the observed space. The acceleration is due in both cases to an emergent entropic force, naturally arising from the information storage on the horizon.

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International Journal of Modern Physics A (Int. J. Mod. Phys. A)
Publisher World Scientific Publishing
ISSN 0217-751X (eISSN : 0217-751X)

Inflation – entropic force
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