Inflationary cosmology and the mass hierarchy in locally supersymmetric Theories

Burt A. Ovrut, Paul J. Steinhardt

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Abstract

We present an N=1 locally supersymmetric theory in which all constraints for a successful new-inflationary-universe scenario are satisfied and the gravitino mass is on the order of the electroweak scale. Sufficient baryon asymmetry is generated and the overproduction of entropy due to gravitinos and/or coherent field oscillations (which is typical of supersymmetric models) is avoided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)732-735
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume53
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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