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Title: Induced-gravity GUT-scale Higgs inflation in supergravity

Abstract

Models of induced-gravity inflation are formulated within Supergravity employing as inflaton the Higgs field which leads to a spontaneous breaking of a U(1)B-L symmetry at MGUT = 2 · 1016 GeV. We use a renormalizable superpotential, fixed by a U(1) R symmetry, and Kähler potentials which exhibit a quadratic non-minimal coupling to gravity with or without an independent kinetic mixing in the inflaton sector. In both cases we find inflationary solutions of Starobinsky type whereas in the latter case, others (more marginal) which resemble those of linear inflation arise too. In all cases the inflaton mass is predicted to be of the order of 1013 GeV. Extending the superpotential of the model with suitable terms, we show how the MSSM μ parameter can be generated. Also, non-thermal leptogenesis can be successfully realized, provided that the gravitino is heavier than about 10 TeV.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Aristotle Univ., Thessaloniki (Greece)
  2. Univ. of Delware, Newark, DE (United States)
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Research Org.:
Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP)
OSTI Identifier:
1510002
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0013880
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 78; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 1434-6044
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

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Pallis, Constantinos, and Shafi, Qaisar. Induced-gravity GUT-scale Higgs inflation in supergravity. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-5980-0.
Pallis, Constantinos, & Shafi, Qaisar. Induced-gravity GUT-scale Higgs inflation in supergravity. United States. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-5980-0
Pallis, Constantinos, and Shafi, Qaisar. Tue . "Induced-gravity GUT-scale Higgs inflation in supergravity". United States. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-5980-0. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1510002.
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abstractNote = {Models of induced-gravity inflation are formulated within Supergravity employing as inflaton the Higgs field which leads to a spontaneous breaking of a U(1)B-L symmetry at MGUT = 2 · 1016 GeV. We use a renormalizable superpotential, fixed by a U(1) R symmetry, and Kähler potentials which exhibit a quadratic non-minimal coupling to gravity with or without an independent kinetic mixing in the inflaton sector. In both cases we find inflationary solutions of Starobinsky type whereas in the latter case, others (more marginal) which resemble those of linear inflation arise too. In all cases the inflaton mass is predicted to be of the order of 1013 GeV. Extending the superpotential of the model with suitable terms, we show how the MSSM μ parameter can be generated. Also, non-thermal leptogenesis can be successfully realized, provided that the gravitino is heavier than about 10 TeV.},
doi = {10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-5980-0},
journal = {European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields},
number = 6,
volume = 78,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}
}

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