Irreducible cosmic production of relic vortons

  title={Irreducible cosmic production of relic vortons},
  author={Pierre Auclair and Patrick Peter and Christophe Ringeval and Dani{\`e}le Steer},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
The existence of a scaling network of current-carrying cosmic strings in our Universe is expected to continuously create loops endowed with a conserved current during the cosmological expansion. These loops radiate gravitational waves and may stabilise into centrifugally supported configurations. We show that this process generates an irreducible population of vortons which has not been considered so far. In particular, we expect vortons to be massively present today even if no loops are… 
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