Sneutrino chaotic inflation and landscape

Hitoshi Murayama, Kazunori Nakayama, Fuminobu Takahashi, Tsutomu T. Yanagida

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Abstract

The most naive interpretation of the BICEP2 data is the chaotic inflation by an inflaton with a quadratic potential. When combined with supersymmetry, we argue that the inflaton plays the role of right-handed scalar neutrino based on rather general considerations. The framework suggests that the right-handed sneutrino tunneled from a false vacuum in a landscape to our vacuum with a small negative curvature and suppressed scalar perturbations at large scales.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)196-200
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume738
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Sep 26

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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