Vector Fields Resembling Dark Energy

  • Nora Bretón
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP, volume 38)


We review how vector fields have been introduced to produce inflationary scenarios in early universes and recently they have been invoked to mimick dark energy. These last approaches have been mostly qualitatives, requiring then to be tested with cosmological probes, in order to seriously be considered as one of the possible causes of the present accelerated expansion of the universe.


Vector Field Dark Energy Hubble Parameter Accelerate Expansion Strong Energy Condition 
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N. B. acknowledges Claudia Moreno and the Organizing Committee (CUCEI- UdeG) of the IV Int. Meeting on Gravitation and Cosmology for the invitation to lecture.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dpto. de FísicaCentro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del I. P. N.MéxicoMéxico

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