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Title: Inflation with Spooky Correlations

Abstract

Models are developed to estimate properties of relic cosmic perturbations with "spooky" nonlocal correlations on the inflationary horizon, analogous to those previously posited for information on black hole event horizons. Scalar curvature perturbations are estimated to emerge with a dimensionless power spectral density $$\Delta_S^2\approx H t_P$$, the inflationary expansion rate $H$ in Planck units, larger than those from standard inflaton fluctuations, but consistent with current measurements of the power spectrum. It is shown that spooky nonlocality creates a unique, directionally antisymmetric signature that may be detectable in CMB anisotropy and large scale galaxy surveys.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Fermilab
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1484457
Report Number(s):
arXiv:1811.03283; FERMILAB-PUB-18-178-A
1702652
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
TBD
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: TBD
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

Citation Formats

Hogan, Craig. Inflation with Spooky Correlations. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Hogan, Craig. Inflation with Spooky Correlations. United States.
Hogan, Craig. Thu . "Inflation with Spooky Correlations". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1484457.
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abstractNote = {Models are developed to estimate properties of relic cosmic perturbations with "spooky" nonlocal correlations on the inflationary horizon, analogous to those previously posited for information on black hole event horizons. Scalar curvature perturbations are estimated to emerge with a dimensionless power spectral density $\Delta_S^2\approx H t_P$, the inflationary expansion rate $H$ in Planck units, larger than those from standard inflaton fluctuations, but consistent with current measurements of the power spectrum. It is shown that spooky nonlocality creates a unique, directionally antisymmetric signature that may be detectable in CMB anisotropy and large scale galaxy surveys.},
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journal = {TBD},
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year = {2018},
month = {11}
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