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Inflation on a Slippery Slope

@article{Freivogel2016InflationOA,
  title={Inflation on a Slippery Slope},
  author={Ben Freivogel and Roberto Gobbetti and Enrico Pajer and I-Sheng Yang},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2016}
}
We study inflation in a random multifield potential, using techniques developed by Marsh et al. The potential is a function of a large number of fields, and we choose parameters so that inflation only occurs in regions where the potential is accidentally flat. Using an improved estimate for the dynamics of eigenvalue repulsion, we are able to describe the steepening of the potential as inflation progresses. We provide suggestive arguments, but not a proof, that the resulting scalar power… 

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