Hierarchy of cosmological baryon generation

J. N. Fry, Keith A. Olive, Michael S. Turner

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The hierarchy of baryon generation by multiple species of both gauge and Higgs bosons whose interactions do not conserve baryon number are considered. A procedure for computing the final baryon asymmetry in terms of the masses and coupling strengths of all the various species is presented. If the lightest gauge boson has a mass below 1015 GeV, then the final asymmetry depends only upon this boson and any lighter Higgs bosons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2074-2077
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number25
StatePublished - 1980


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