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Compton Composites Late in the Early Universe
AbstractBeginning roughly two hundred years after the big-bang, a tresino phase transition generated Compton-scale composite particles and converted most of the ordinary plasma baryons into new forms of dark matter. Our model consists of ordinary electrons and protons that have been bound into mostly undetectable forms. This picture provides an explanation of the composition and history of ordinary to dark matter conversion starting with, and maintaining, a critical density Universe. The tresino phase transition started the conversion of ordinary matter plasma into tresino-proton pairs prior to the the recombination era. We derive the appropriate Saha–Boltzmann equilibrium to determine the plasma composition throughout the phase transition and later. The baryon population is shown to be quickly modified from ordinary matter plasma prior to the transition to a small amount of ordinary matter and a much larger amount of dark matter after the transition. We describe the tresino phase transition and the origin, quantity and evolution of the dark matter as it takes place from late in the early Universe until the present.
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Mayer, F.; Reitz, J. Compton Composites Late in the Early Universe. Galaxies 2014, 2, 382-409.View more citation formats
Mayer F, Reitz J. Compton Composites Late in the Early Universe. Galaxies. 2014; 2(3):382-409.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mayer, Frederick; Reitz, John. 2014. "Compton Composites Late in the Early Universe." Galaxies 2, no. 3: 382-409.
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