Quantum mechanics in the de sitter spacetime and inflationary scenario

@article{Padmanabhan1985QuantumMI,
  title={Quantum mechanics in the de sitter spacetime and inflationary scenario},
  author={Thanu Padmanabhan},
  journal={Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy},
  year={1985},
  volume={6},
  pages={239-246}
}
We consider the effect of quantizing the homogeneous mode of a scalar field on inflation. It is shown that any semiclassical description of the scalar field is bound to lead to density inhomogeneities which are unacceptably large. 

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