# Lattice Simulations of Abelian Gauge Fields coupled to Axion during Inflation

@inproceedings{Caravano2021LatticeSO, title={Lattice Simulations of Abelian Gauge Fields coupled to Axion during Inflation}, author={Angelo Caravano and Eiichiro Komatsu and Kaloian D. Lozanov and Jochen Weller}, year={2021} }

We use a non-linear lattice simulation to study a model of axion inflation where the inflaton is coupled to a U(1) gauge field through Chern-Simons interaction. This kind of models have already been studied with a lattice simulation in the context of reheating. In this work, we focus on the deep inflationary phase and discuss the new aspects that need to be considered in order to simulate gauge fields in this regime. Our main result is reproducing with precision the growth of the gauge field on…

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