Browsing by Author "Haro Cases, Jaume"

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Haro Cases, Jaume (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 20070629)
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An extended matter bounce scenario: current status and challenges
Haro Cases, Jaume; Cai, YiFu (20150801)
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Open AccessAs an alternative to the paradigm of slow roll inflation, we propose an extended scenario of the matter bounce cosmology in which the Universe has experienced a quasimatter contracting phase with a variable background ... 
Bouncing cosmologies in geometries with positively curved spatial sections
Haro Cases, Jaume (Elsevier, 20160910)
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Open AccessBackground bouncing cosmologies, driven by a single scalar field, having a quasimatter domination period during the contracting phase, i.e., depicting the socalled Matter Bounce Scenario, are reconstructed for cosmologies ... 
Bouncing cosmologies via modified gravity in the ADM formalism: Application to loop quantum cosmology
Haro Cases, Jaume; Amorós Torrent, Jaume (American Physical Society (APS), 20180315)
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Open AccessWe consider the ArnowittDeserMisner formalism as a tool to build bouncing cosmologies. In this approach, the foliation of the spacetime has to be fixed in order to go beyond general relativity modifying the gravitational ... 
Bouncing loop quantum cosmology from F(T) gravity
Amorós Torrent, Jaume; Haro Cases, Jaume; Odintsov, Sergei D. (201305)
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Open AccessThe big bang singularity could be understood as a breakdown of Einstein’s general relativity at very high energies. By adopting this viewpoint, other theories that implement Einstein cosmology at high energies might solve ... 
Bouncing loop quantum cosmology in GaussBonnet gravity
Haro Cases, Jaume; Makarenko, A. M.; Myagky, A. N.; Odintsov, Sergei D.; Oikonomou, V. K. (American Physical Society, 20151211)
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Open AccessWe develop an effective GaussBonnet extension of loop quantum cosmology, by introducing holonomy corrections in modified F(G) theories of gravity. Within the context of our formalism, we provide a perturbative expansion ... 
Brane cosmology from observational surveys and its comparison with standard FRW cosmology
Astashenok, Artyom V.; Elizalde, Emilio; Haro Cases, Jaume; Odintsov, Sergei D.; Yurov, Artyom V. (201309)
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Restricted access  publisher's policySeveral simple dark energy models on the brane are investigated. They are compared with corresponding models in the frame of 4d FriedmannRobertsonWalker cosmology. For constraining the parameters of the models considered, ... 
Bulk viscous quintessential inflation
Haro Cases, Jaume; Pan, Supriya (20180401)
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Open AccessIn a spatiallyflat Friedmann–Lemaître–Robertson–Walker universe, the incorporation of bulk viscous process in general relativity leads to an appearance of a nonsingular background of the universe that both at early and ... 
Calculation of the renormalized twopoint function by adiabatic regularization
Haro Cases, Jaume (201011)
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Restricted access  publisher's policyWe calculate a renormalized twopoint function using the adiabatic regularization method. We study the conformally and minimally coupled cases for massless and massive scalar fields in full detail. We reproduce previous ... 
Can quantum effects due to a massless conformally coupled field avoid gravitational singularities?
Haro Cases, Jaume (201204)
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Restricted access  publisher's policyUsing quantum corrections from massless fields conformally coupled to gravity, we study the possibility of avoiding singularities that appear in the flat Friedmann–Robertson–Walker model. We assume that the universe ... 
Cosmological perturbations in a class of fully covariant modified theories: application to models with the same background as standard LQC
Haro Cases, Jaume; Aresté Saló, Llibert; Elizalde, Emilio (Springer, 20180901)
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Open AccessBouncing cosmologies are obtained by adding to the Einstein–Hilbert action a term of the form gvf(¿), with ¿ a scalar depending on the Hubble parameter only, not on its derivatives, and which is here shown to arise ... 
Cosmological solutions in spatially curved universes with adiabatic particle production
Aresté Saló, Llibert; Haro Cases, Jaume (20170220)
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Open AccessWe perform a qualitative and thermodynamic study of two models when one takes into account adiabatic particle production. In the first one, there is a constant particle production rate, which leads to solutions depicting ... 
Different reheating mechanisms in quintessence inflation
Haro Cases, Jaume (American Physical Society (APS), 20190211)
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Open AccessDifferent wellknown ways to reheat the Universe, such as instant preheating, the creation of particles nearly or conformally coupled with gravity, or from the decay of products of a curvaton field, are revisited and ... 
Evolution and dynamics of a matter creation model
Pan, Supriya; Haro Cases, Jaume; Paliathanasis, A.; Slagter, R.J. (20160501)
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Open AccessIn a flat Friedmann–Lemaître–Robertson–Walker (FLRW) geometry, we consider the expansion of the universe powered by the gravitationally induced ‘adiabatic’ matter creation. To demonstrate how matter creation works well ... 
Gravitationally induced adiabatic particle production: from big bang to de Sitter
Haro Cases, Jaume (20160727)
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Open AccessIn the background of a flat homogeneous and isotropic space–time, we consider a scenario of the Universe driven by the gravitationally induced 'adiabatic' particle production with constant creation rate. We have shown that ... 
Gravitational particle production in bouncing cosmologies
Haro Cases, Jaume; Elizalde, Emilio (20151013)
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Open Access© 2015 IOP Publishing Ltd and Sissa Medialab srl . It is argued that the Universe reheating in bouncing cosmologies could be explained via gravitational particle production, as due to a sudden phase transition in the ... 
Gravitational Particle Production in Massive Chaotic Inflation and the Moduli Problem
Haro Cases, Jaume; Elizalde, Emilio (201202)
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Restricted access  publisher's policyParticle production from vacuum fluctuations during inflation is briefly revisited. The moduli problem occurring with light particles produced at the end of inflation is addressed, namely the fact that some results are in ... 
How can holonomy corrections be introduced in f(R) gravity?
Haro Cases, Jaume (20140708)
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Open AccessWe study the introduction of holonomy corrections in f(R) gravity. We will show that there are infinitely many ways, as many as canonical transformations, to introduce this kind of corrections, depending on the canonical ... 
Inflation and latetime acceleration from a doublewell potential with cosmological constant
Haro Cases, Jaume; Elizalde, Emilio (20160601)
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Open AccessA model of a universe without big bang singularity is presented, which displays an early inflationary period ending just before a phase transition to a kination epoch. The model produces enough heavy particles so as to ... 
Limiting curvature mimetic gravity and its relation to Loop Quantum Cosmology
Haro Cases, Jaume; Aresté Saló, Llibert; Pan, Supriya (20190401)
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Restricted access  publisher's policyConsidering as usual that the underlying geometry of our universe is well described by the spatially flat Friedmann–Lemaître–Robertson–Walker line element, we review how the background of holonomy corrected Loop Quantum ...