SPINODAL QUINTESSENCE
D. CORMIER (a), R. HOLMAN (b)
(a) Institute for Physics, University of Dortmund,
D-44221 Dortmund, Germany
(b) Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University,
Pittsburgh PA 15213 USA}


Abstract:
We show how the spinodal instabilities inevitably present in theories with naturally soft boson fields can yield an attractive mechanism for driving the observed accelerated expansion of the Universe. This talk summarizes the results in hep-ph/0001168.