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CMB constraints on non-thermal leptogenesis

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Journal publication date29/01/2004
JournalPhysics Letters B
Journal number1-2
Volume580
Number of pages10
Pages7-16
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Leptogenesis is at the heart of particle cosmology which requires physics beyond the Standard Model. There are two possibilities of realizing leptogenesis; thermal and non-thermal. Both are viable given the scale of inflation and the constraint on the reheat temperature. However non-thermal leptogenesis can leave its imprint upon cosmic micro wave background radiation. In this paper we will discuss cosmological constraints on non-thermal leptogenesis scenarios within supersymmetry.

Bibliographic note

8 pages, shortened version, to appear in PLB. Just one ref. added