Real-time corrections to the effective potential

@article{Pimentel2020RealtimeCT,
  title={Real-time corrections to the effective potential},
  author={G. Pimentel and J. Stout},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2020},
  volume={2020},
  pages={1-57}
}
  • G. Pimentel, J. Stout
  • Published 2020
  • Physics
  • Journal of High Energy Physics
  • Non-perturbatively generated effective potentials play an extremely useful and often critical role in string and inflationary model building. These potentials are typically computed by methods that assume the system is in equilibrium. For systems out of equilibrium, like an inflaton rolling down its potential, there are corrections to the semi-classical evolution due to transient phenomena. We provide a new qualitative and quantitative understanding of non-perturbative effects in real time for… CONTINUE READING
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