Lettere al Nuovo Cimento (1971-1985)

, Volume 39, Issue 17, pp 401–405 | Cite as

Quantum creation of the inflationary universe

  • A. D. Linde


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.

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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