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Cosmological Reflection of Particle Symmetry

by Maxim Khlopov 1,2
1
Laboratory of Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology 10, rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet, 75205 Paris Cedex 13, France
2
Center for Cosmopartcile Physics “Cosmion” and National Research Nuclear University “MEPHI” (Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute), Kashirskoe Shosse 31, Moscow 115409, Russia
Academic Editor: Sergei D. Odintsov
Symmetry 2016, 8(8), 81; https://doi.org/10.3390/sym8080081
Received: 31 May 2016 / Revised: 4 August 2016 / Accepted: 10 August 2016 / Published: 20 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nuclear Symmetry Energy)
The standard model involves particle symmetry and the mechanism of its breaking. Modern cosmology is based on inflationary models with baryosynthesis and dark matter/energy, which involves physics beyond the standard model. Studies of the physical basis of modern cosmology combine direct searches for new physics at accelerators with its indirect non-accelerator probes, in which cosmological consequences of particle models play an important role. The cosmological reflection of particle symmetry and the mechanisms of its breaking are the subject of the present review. View Full-Text
Keywords: elementary particles; dark matter; early universe; symmetry breaking elementary particles; dark matter; early universe; symmetry breaking
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