Gravitational corrections to Higgs potentials

  title={Gravitational corrections to Higgs potentials},
  author={Marios Bounakis and Ian G. Moss},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
A bstractUnderstanding the Higgs potential at large field values corresponding to scales in the range above 1010GeV is important for questions of vacuum stability, particularly in the early universe where survival of the Higgs vacuum can be an issue. In this paper we show that the Higgs potential can be derived in away which is independent of the choice of conformal frame for the spacetime metric. Questions about vacuum stability can therefore be answered unambiguously. We show that frame… 

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