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Inflation from Magnetic Drift



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Abstract

I will describe a new, generic mechanism for realizing a
period of slowly-rolling inflation through the use of an analog of 'magnetic
drift.' I will demonstrate how the mechanism works through two particular
worked examples: Chromo-Natural Inflation, which exists as a purely 4D
effective theory, and a version that can appear naturally in string theory.