WMAP and inflation

  title={WMAP and inflation},
  author={V. Barger and Hye-Sung Lee and D. Marfatia},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
Abstract We assay how inflationary models whose properties are dominated by the dynamics of a single scalar field are constrained by cosmic microwave background (CMB) data from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP). We classify inflationary models in a plane defined by the horizon-flow parameters. Our approach differs from that of the WMAP Collaboration in that we analyze only WMAP data and take the spectral shapes from slow-roll inflation rather than power-law parameterizations of… Expand
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