The Observational Status of Cosmic Inflation after Planck

@article{Martin2015TheOS,
  title={The Observational Status of Cosmic Inflation after Planck},
  author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me Martin},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
  year={2015}
}
  • Jérôme Martin
  • Published 19 February 2015
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
The observational status of inflation after the Planck 2013 and 2015 results and the BICEP2/Keck Array and Planck joint analysis is discussed. These pedagogical lecture notes are intended to serve as a technical guide filling the gap between the theoretical articles on inflation and the experimental works on astrophysical and cosmological data. After a short discussion of the central tenets at the basis of inflation (negative self-gravitating pressure) and its experimental verifications, it… 
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