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Solving the cosmological entropy issue with a Higgs dilaton. / Sloan, D.; Ellis, George F.R.

In: Physical Review D, Vol. 99, No. 6, 063518, 15.03.2019.

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Sloan, D. ; Ellis, George F.R. / Solving the cosmological entropy issue with a Higgs dilaton. In: Physical Review D. 2019 ; Vol. 99, No. 6.

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abstract = "Current cosmological models require the universe to be in a very smooth initial state before the onset of inflation, a situation to which Penrose ascribes a vanishingly small probability, leading to his proposal of a conformal cyclic cosmology. We present an alternative paradigm, in which the Higgs plays the role of dilaton and resolves this problem by weakening gravity at very early times, thus providing a form of inflation that is compatible with observations and in which the inflaton is solidly related to tested particle physics.",
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