Quintessential inflation: A unified scenario of inflation and dark energy
Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics, Pohang 37673, Korea
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Published online: 9 January 2018
Quintessential inflation unifies inflation and late time acceleration by a single scalar field. Such a scenario, with canonical and non-canonical scalar fields, has been discussed. The scalar field behaves as an inflaton field during inflation and as a quintessence field during late time. Also the predictions of the models has been compared with the recent Planck data.
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