Hill-climbing Higgs inflation

Ryusuke Jinno, Kunio Kaneta, Kin Ya Oda

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We propose a realization of cosmic inflation with the Higgs field when the Higgs potential has degenerate vacua by employing the recently proposed idea of hill-climbing inflation. The resultant inflationary predictions exhibit a sizable deviation from those of the ordinary Higgs inflation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number023523
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 24 2018

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