Quantum creation of the inflationary universe
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- Linde, A.D. Lett. Nuovo Cimento (1984) 39: 401. doi:10.1007/BF02790571
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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.