Hello! Well, I guess it's all in the title, really. I was reading about k-essence, and it was described as a scalar field having a non-canonical kinetic term. I did a bit of browsing and couldn't find a clear explanation of what, exactly, a non-canonical kinetic term is. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Non-canonical terms of scalar fields

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