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# An Holographic Cosmology

@inproceedings{Banks2001AnHC, title={An Holographic Cosmology}, author={T. S. Banks}, year={2001} }

- Published 2001

We present a new cosmological model, based on the holographic principle, which shares many of the virtues of inflation. The very earliest semiclassical era of the universe is dominated by a dense gas of black holes, with equation of state p = ρ. Fluctuations lead to an instability to a phase with a dilute gas of black holes, which later decays via Hawking radiation to a radiation dominated universe. The quantum fluctuations of the initial state give rise to a scale invariant spectrum of density… CONTINUE READING

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