Lettere al Nuovo Cimento (1971-1985)

, Volume 39, Issue 17, pp 401-405

First online:

Quantum creation of the inflationary universe

  • A. D. LindeAffiliated withLebedev Physical Institute

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access


It is shown that the process of quantum creation of the universe in a wide class of elementary-particle theories with a large probability leads to creation of an exponentially expanding (inflationary) universe, which after expansion acquires the sizel≳1028 cm.

PACS. 98.80