# Wilson line inflation

@article{Avgoustidis2006WilsonLI, title={Wilson line inflation}, author={A. Avgoustidis and Daniel Cremades and F. Quevedo}, journal={General Relativity and Gravitation}, year={2006}, volume={39}, pages={1203-1234} }

We present a general setup for inflation in string theory where the inflaton field corresponds to Wilson lines in compact space in the presence of magnetic fluxes. T-dualities and limits on the value of the magnetic fluxes relate this system to the standard D-brane inflation scenarios, such as brane-antibrane inflation, D3/D7 brane inflation and different configurations of branes at angles. This can then be seen as a generalised approach to inflation from open string modes. Inflation ends when…

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