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Bubble Nucleation and Eternal Inflation - cosmo 06

dS to Bubble Spacetime

IV

IV’’

FIG. 11: Tunneling through the worm hole.

IV’

Three step process:

III

II

r

BH

I

II’

r C

III’

II’’

IV

IV’

IV’’

FIG. 12: Second option for tunneling.

• A bound solution is formed in its 9 expanding

phase.

• The bound solution evolves to the classical

turning point.

Bound solutions are unstable.

(Aguirre & Johnson, Phys. Rev. D72, 103525)

• The bound solution tunnels through the

effective potential to an unbound solution.

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