Quantum vacuum energy and singularity-free Kaluza-Klein cosmology

T. Koikawa, M. Yoshimura

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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 B
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 23 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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