Axions: Theory and cosmological role

Masahiro Kawasaki, Kazunori Nakayama

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We review recent developments in axion cosmology. Topics include axion cold dark matter, axions from topological defects, axion isocurvature perturbation and its non-Gaussianity, and axino saxion cosmology in a supersymmetric axion model. ©

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-95
Number of pages27
JournalAnnual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Axion
  • Cosmology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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