Baryon Asymmetry of the Universe and the Electroweak Phase Transition

F. Csikor, Z. Fodor, I. Montvay

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Abstract

The present baryon asymmetry of the universe has finally been determined at the finite temperature electroweak phase transition. The strength of this transition plays a crucial role. The effective action is presented to higher orders, including wave function correction factors and the full g4, λ2 effective potential. An upper bound for the Higgs mass mH ≈ 70 GeV is concluded for the reliability of the perturbative approach. The finite temperature electroweak phase transition is studied on the lattice and the most important results of Monte-Carlo simulations are collected.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalActa Physica Hungarica New Series Heavy Ion Physics
Volume5
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - dec. 1 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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