Extranatural Inflation Redux

  title={Extranatural Inflation Redux},
  author={Mansi Dhuria and Gaurav Goswami and Jayanti Prasad},
  journal={Physical Review D},
The success of a given inflationary model crucially depends upon two features: its predictions for observables such as those of the Cosmic Microwave background (CMB) and its insensitivity to the unknown ultraviolet (UV) physics such as quantum gravitational effects. Extranatural inflation is a well motivated scenario which is insensitive to UV physics by construction. In this five dimensional model, the fifth dimension is compactified on a circle and the zero mode of the fifth component of a… 

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