# Symmetry breaking patterns for inflation

@article{Klein2018SymmetryBP, title={Symmetry breaking patterns for inflation}, author={R Klein and D. van der Roest and David Stefanyszyn}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2018}, volume={2018}, pages={1-23} }

A bstractWe study inflationary models where the kinetic sector of the theory has a non-linearly realised symmetry which is broken by the inflationary potential. We distinguish between kinetic symmetries which non-linearly realise an internal or space-time group, and which yield a flat or curved scalar manifold. This classification leads to well-known inflationary models such as monomial inflation and α-attractors, as well as a new model based on fixed couplings between a dilaton and many axions…

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