Review of cosmic phase transitions: their significance and experimental signatures.

  title={Review of cosmic phase transitions: their significance and experimental signatures.},
  author={Anupam Mazumdar and Graham White},
  journal={Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society},
  volume={82 7},
  • A. Mazumdar, G. White
  • Published 2019
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society
The study of cosmic phase transitions are of central interest in modern cosmology. In the standard model of cosmology the Universe begins in a very hot state, right after at the end of inflation via the process of reheating/preheating, and cools to its present temperature as the Universe expands. Both new and existing physics at any scale can be responsible for catalyzing either first, second or cross over phase transition, which could be either thermal or non-thermal with a potential… Expand
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