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Title: Nonlocal entanglement and directional correlations of primordial perturbations on the inflationary horizon

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 Δ 2 SHtP, the product of inflationary expansion rate H with Planck time tP, larger than standard inflaton fluctuations. Current measurements of the spectrum are used to derive constraints on parameters of the effective potential in a slow-roll background. It is shown that spooky nonlocality can create statistically homogeneous and isotropic primordial curvature perturbations that are initially directionally antisymmetric. In conclusion, new statistical estimators are developed to study unique signatures in cosmic microwave background anisotropy and large-scale galaxy surveys.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
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
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010; PRVDAQ; 1702652
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 99; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

Citation Formats

Hogan, Craig. Nonlocal entanglement and directional correlations of primordial perturbations on the inflationary horizon. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.99.063531.
Hogan, Craig. Nonlocal entanglement and directional correlations of primordial perturbations on the inflationary horizon. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.99.063531.
Hogan, Craig. Mon . "Nonlocal entanglement and directional correlations of primordial perturbations on the inflationary horizon". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.99.063531.
@article{osti_1484457,
title = {Nonlocal entanglement and directional correlations of primordial perturbations on the inflationary horizon},
author = {Hogan, Craig},
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 Δ2S ≈ HtP, the product of inflationary expansion rate H with Planck time tP, larger than standard inflaton fluctuations. Current measurements of the spectrum are used to derive constraints on parameters of the effective potential in a slow-roll background. It is shown that spooky nonlocality can create statistically homogeneous and isotropic primordial curvature perturbations that are initially directionally antisymmetric. In conclusion, new statistical estimators are developed to study unique signatures in cosmic microwave background anisotropy and large-scale galaxy surveys.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.99.063531},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 6,
volume = 99,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {3}
}

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