Lyth, D. H. and Malik, K. A. and Sasaki, M. and Zaballa, I. (2006) Forming sub-horizon black holes at the end of inflation. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics.Full text not available from this repository.
Previous authors have calculated the mass function of primordial black holes only on scales which are well outside the horizon at the end of inflation. Here we extend the calculation to sub-horizon scales, on which the density perturbation never becomes classical. Regarding the formation of black holes as a 'measurement' of the (high peaks) of the density perturbation, we estimate a mass function by assuming that black holes form as soon as inflation ends, in those rare regions where the Bardeen potential exceeds a threshold value of Ψc simeq 0.5.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||cosmological perturbation theory ; inflation|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Mr Michael Dunne|
|Deposited On:||17 Jun 2008 12:23|
|Last Modified:||24 Oct 2016 02:21|
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