We extend to a Riemann-Cartan spacetime the Einstein equations for a Klein-Gordon scalar field, which is non-minimally coupled to the underlying geometry. We show in which case it is possible to avoid the initial singularity and get inflationary solutions.

A non-minimally coupled theory of gravitation with torsion

DE RITIS, RUGGIERO;SCUDELLARO, PAOLO;
1988

Abstract

We extend to a Riemann-Cartan spacetime the Einstein equations for a Klein-Gordon scalar field, which is non-minimally coupled to the underlying geometry. We show in which case it is possible to avoid the initial singularity and get inflationary solutions.
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