Erratum to: Thermodynamic implications of the gravitationally induced particle creation scenario
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1 Erratum to: Eur. Phys. J. C (2017) 77:196 https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-4746-4
We would like to rectify an error regarding the validity of the first law of thermodynamics (FLT) on the apparent horizon of a spatially flat Friedmann–Lemaitre–Robertson–Walker (FLRW) universe for the gravitationally induced particle creation scenario with constant specific entropy and an arbitrary particle creation rate \(\Gamma \) (see Sect. 3.1 of original article). Please note that the subsequent calculations in the original article are not affected in any way by this unfortunate error.
Thus, in this erratum, we clarify that the FLT is always true on the apparent horizon of a spatially flat FLRW universe for the gravitationally induced particle creation scenario with constant specific entropy and an arbitrary particle creation rate.
Subhajit Saha was supported by SERB, Govt.of India under National Post-doctoral Fellowship Scheme [File No. PDF/2015/000906]. Anindita Mondal wishes to thank DST, Govt. of India for providing Senior Research Fellowship.
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