Relic gravitons from super-inflation

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Mielczarek, Jakub
Szydlowski, Marek
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The super-inflationary phase is predicted by the Loop Quantum Cosmology. In this paper we study the creation of gravitational waves during this phase. We consider the inverse volume corrections to the equation for the tensor modes and calculate the spectrum of the produced gravitons. The amplitude of the obtained spectrum as well as maximal energy of gravitons strongly depend on the evolution of the Universe after the super-inflation. We show that a further standard inflationary phase is necessary to lower the amount of gravitons below the present bound. In case of the lack of the standard inflationary phase, the present intensity of gravitons would be extremely large. These considerations give us another motivation to introduce the standard phase of inflation.
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General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
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