7-11 September 2015
Warsaw, Poland
Europe/Zurich timezone

Non-metric inflation

9 Sep 2015, 12:30
Rm 111+112 ()

Rm 111+112


Tomi Koivisto (Nordita, Sweden)


A generalisation of the Weyl geometry, where the non-metricity and torsion are given by a single vector field, is presented. Taking into account the leading (quadratic) curvature correction in this geometry results in a one-parameter extension of the Starobinsky inflation, the so-called alpha-attractor model.

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