Quantum vacuum energy and singularity-free Kaluza-Klein cosmology

T. Koikawa, Motohiko Yoshimura

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Abstract

We present a class of cosmological models in which vacuum collapse to curvature singularity is prevented by the generalized gravitational Casimir energy. The mechanism works in higher dimensions, and gives rise to Kaluza-Klein cosmologies free from singularity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-142
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume155
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 23 1985
Externally publishedYes

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Quantum vacuum energy and singularity-free Kaluza-Klein cosmology. / Koikawa, T.; Yoshimura, Motohiko.

In: Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, Vol. 155, No. 3, 23.05.1985, p. 137-142.

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