Articles written in Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy

    • Behaviour of physical parameters in extended gravity with hyperbolic function


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      In this paper, we have constructed the cosmological model of the universe in $f (R, T)$ theory of gravity in a Bianchi type VI$_h$ universe for the functional $f (R, T)$ in the form $f (R, T) = \mu R + \mu T$, where $R$ and $T$ are respectively Ricci scalar and trace of energy momentum tensor and $\mu$ is a constant. We have made use of the hyperbolic scale factor to find the physical parameters and metric potentials defined in the space-time. The physical parameters are constrained from different representative values to build up a realistic cosmological model aligned with the observational behaviour. The state finder diagnostic pair is found to be in the acceptable range. The energy conditions of the model are also studied.

    • Accelerating models with a hybrid scale factor in extended gravity


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      Dynamical aspects of an anisotropic cosmological model are investigated in an extended gravity theory. A hybrid scale factor is employed to investigate the cosmic dynamics. The hybrid scale factor simulates a cosmic transit behaviour from a decelerated phase of expansion to an accelerated phase. Theparameters of the hybrid scale factors have been constrained from the cosmic transit behaviour and the signature flipping behaviour of the deceleration parameter. The evolutionary aspect of the model has been discussed through the dynamical evolution of the equation of state parameter and the energy conditions. From the present model, scalar fields have been reconstructed using certain reconstruction techniques. Different diagnostic methods have been applied to analyse the viability of the constructed model. The presentmodel almost looks like a cosmological constant for a substantial cosmic time zone and does not show any slowing down feature in near future.

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