Supersymmetry breaking may be linked to the formation of gaugino condensates in a hidden sector. In this work, the process of formation of the condensate is examined in a cosmological context, using an effective field theory of the gaugino bilinear which provides a reasonable interpolation between the high- and low-temperature phases. The implementation of anomaly requirements generates a large potential barrier between the zero-condensate configuration and that of the true (SUSY-breaking) vacuum. As a consequence, the transition to bubbles of true vacuum may be subject to an enormous exponential suppression. This leads to the same difficulties with inhomogeneity of the universe which occurred in the original inflationary scenarios.
gauginos, condensates, true vacuum, high energy physics theory
Supersymmetry, Particles (Nuclear physics)
Goldberg, Haim, "Can hidden gauginos form condensates?" (1995). Physics Faculty Publications. Paper 49. http://hdl.handle.net/2047/d20000402
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