Lettere al Nuovo Cimento (1971-1985)

, Volume 39, Issue 17, pp 401–405

Quantum creation of the inflationary universe

  • A. D. Linde

DOI: 10.1007/BF02790571

Cite this article as:
Linde, A.D. Lett. Nuovo Cimento (1984) 39: 401. doi:10.1007/BF02790571


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


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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Linde
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebedev Physical InstituteMoscowU.S.S.R.