Is there a domain wall problem?

Gia Dvali, Goran Senjanović

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    Abstract

    We show that spontaneous breaking of discrete or continuous symmetries does not necessarily imply either symmetry restoration or the thermal production of defects at high temperature (at least up to T∼MPlanck). This may imply that there is no domain wall problem. As an example we show how this applies to the Peccei-Quinn scenario.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)5178-5181
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Volume74
    Issue number26
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1995

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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