Dynamics and instability of false vacuum bubbles

@article{Aguirre2005DynamicsAI,
  title={Dynamics and instability of false vacuum bubbles},
  author={Anthony Aguirre and Matthew Camp Johnson},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2005},
  volume={72},
  pages={103525}
}
This paper examines the classical dynamics of false-vacuum regions embedded in surrounding regions of true vacuum, in the thin-wall limit. The dynamics of all generally relativistically allowed solutions--most but not all of which have been previously studied--are derived, enumerated, and interpreted. We comment on the relation of these solutions to possible mechanisms whereby inflating regions may be spawned from noninflating ones. We then calculate the dynamics of first-order deviations from… 

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