High-order multidimensional gravity and inflation

K.A. Bronnikov1, S.G. Rubin2 and I.V. Svadkovsky3

Abstract

Starting from pure multidimensional gravity with higher-order curvature invariants but without any scalar and matter fields, we obtain an inflationary model satisfying the observational data regarding the CMB properties.

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