Bueno-Sanchez, Juan Carlos and Dimopoulos, Konstantinos and Lyth, David H. (2007) A-term inflation and the minimal supersymmetric standard model. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2007 (1). 015. ISSN 1475-7516Full text not available from this repository.
The parameter space for A-term inflation is explored with W = λpp/pMPp−3. With p = 6 and λp~1, the observed spectrum and spectral tilt can be obtained with soft mass of order 102 GeV but not with a much higher mass. The case p = 3 requires λp~10−9 to 10−12. The ratio m/A requires fine-tuning, which may be justified on environmental grounds. An extension of the minimal supersymmetric standard model to include non-renormalizable terms and/or Dirac neutrino masses might support either A-term inflation or modular inflation.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||inflation ; cosmology of theories beyond the SM|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Dr Konstantinos Dimopoulos|
|Deposited On:||21 Jan 2009 10:07|
|Last Modified:||22 Jan 2016 01:04|
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