The minimal curvaton-higgs model

  title={The minimal curvaton-higgs model},
  author={Kari Enqvist and Rose N. Lerner and Tomo Takahashi},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
We present the first full study of the minimal curvaton-higgs (MCH) model, which is a minimal interpretation of the curvaton scenario with one real scalar coupled to the standard model Higgs boson. The standard model coupling allows the dynamics of the model to be determined in detail, including effects from the thermal background and from radiative corrections to the potential. The relevant mechanisms for curvaton decay are incomplete non-perturbative decay (delayed by thermal blocking… 

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