We present exact ColemanDe Luccia (CDL) instantons, which describe vacuum decay from Anti-de Sitter (AdS) space, de Sitter (dS) space and Minkowski space to AdS space. We systematically obtain these exact solutions by considering deformation of Hawking-Moss (HM) instantons. We analytically calculate the action of instantons and discuss a subtlety in calculation of decay rates.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Mathematical Physics
- Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Space and Planetary Science