# Nonperturbative Dynamics Of Reheating After Inflation: A Review

@article{Amin2014NonperturbativeDO, title={Nonperturbative Dynamics Of Reheating After Inflation: A Review}, author={Mustafa A. Amin and Mark P. Hertzberg and David I. Kaiser and Johanna Karouby}, journal={International Journal of Modern Physics}, year={2014}, volume={24}, pages={1530003} }

Our understanding of the state of the universe between the end of inflation and big bang nucleosynthesis (BBN) is incomplete. The dynamics at the end of inflation are rich and a potential source of observational signatures. Reheating, the energy transfer between the inflaton and Standard Model fields (possibly through intermediaries) and their subsequent thermalization, can provide clues to how inflation fits in with known high-energy physics. We provide an overview of our current understanding…

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