# Racetrack Inflation

@article{BlancoPillado2004RacetrackI, title={Racetrack Inflation}, author={Jose J. Blanco-Pillado and Cliff P. Burgess and James M. Cline and C. Escoda and Marta G{\'o}mez-Reino and Renata Kallosh and Andrei Linde and F. Quevedo}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2004}, volume={2004}, pages={063-063} }

: We develop a model of eternal topological inﬂation using a racetrack potential within the context of type IIB string theory with KKLT volume stabilization. The inﬂaton ﬁeld is the imaginary part of the K¨ahler structure modulus, which is an axion-like ﬁeld in the 4D eﬀective ﬁeld theory. This model does not require moving branes, and in this sense it is simpler than other models of string theory inﬂation. Contrary to single-exponential models, the structure of the potential in this example…

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