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Paper   IPM / Physic / 16649
School of Physics
  Title:   Thermal, trapped and chromo-natural inflation in light of the swampland criteria and the trans-Planckian censorship conjecture
  Author(s): 
1.  A. Berera
2.  R. Brandenberger
3.  V. Kamali
4.  R. O. Ramos
  Status:   Published
  Journal: Eur. Phys. J. C
  Vol.:  81
  Year:  2021
  Pages:   452
  Supported by:  IPM
  Abstract:
We consider thermal, trapped and chromo-natural inflation in light of the swampland criteria and the Trans-Planckian Censorship Conjecture (TCC). Since thermal inflation occurs at energies low compared to those of Grand Unification, it is consistent with the TCC, and it is also consistent with the refined swampland conditions. Trapped and chromo-natural inflation are candidates for primordial (high energy scale) inflation. Since in both of these scenarios there are effective damping terms in the scalar field equation of motion, the models can easily be consistent with the swampland criteria. The TCC, on the other hand, constrains these scenarios to only take place at low energies.

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