ModeChord is based on code previously used in Peiris et al. (2003) [BibTeX] and Mortonson, Dvorkin, Peiris & Hu (2009) [BibTeX]. It is modelled on the algorithm described in Adams, Cresswell and Easther (2001) [BibTeX].

1. Bayesian Analysis of Inflation: Parameter Estimation for Single Field Models

M. Mortonson, H. Peiris, R. Easther, Phys.Rev. D 83 (2011) 043505


2. Bayesian analysis of inflation. II. Model selection and constraints on reheating

H. Peiris, R. Easther, Phys.Rev. D 85 (2012) 103533


3. Bayesian analysis of inflation. III. Slow roll reconstruction using model selection

J. Noreña, C. Wagner, L. Verde, H. Peiris, R. Easther, Phys.Rev. D 86 (2012) 023505


Some recent updates to ModeChord and updated settings are described in the Planck Collaboration’s 2013 and 2015 release papers describing Planck‘s constraints on inflation.


1. Simple predictions from multifield inflationary models 

R. Easther, J. Frazer, H. Peiris, L. Price, Phys.Rev.Lett. 112 (2014) 161302


2.  Gravitational wave consistency relations for multifield inflation 

L. Price, H. Peiris, J. Frazer, R. Easther (2014)


3. MultiModeCode: An efficient numerical solver for multifield inflation

 L. Price, J. Frazer, J. Xu, H. Peiris, R. Easther (2014)