PIRSA:08120058

Quantum and Thermal decay in de Sitter space

APA

Brown, A. (2008). Quantum and Thermal decay in de Sitter space. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/08120058

MLA

Brown, Adam. Quantum and Thermal decay in de Sitter space. Perimeter Institute, Dec. 16, 2008, https://pirsa.org/08120058

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_08120058,
            doi = {10.48660/08120058},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/08120058},
            author = {Brown, Adam},
            keywords = {Particle Physics},
            language = {en},
            title = {Quantum and Thermal decay in de Sitter space},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2008},
            month = {dec},
            note = {PIRSA:08120058 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Adam Brown Stanford University

Collection
Talk Type Scientific Series

Abstract

What does vacuum decay look like in an inflating, de Sitter, spacetime? Is it predominantly a quantum process of tunneling through the barrier, or a thermal process of tunneling over the barrier?