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Volume 294 - The 3rd International Symposium on “Quest for the Origin of Particles and the Universe" (KMI2017) - Poster Presentations
A simple solution for one of the cosmological constant problem by a topological field theory
T. Mori,* D. Nitta, S. Nojiri
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2017 November 22
Published on: 2017 November 24
Abstract
We propose a simple and totally covariant model which may solve the fine--tuning problem. The model is given by a topological field theory and the model has an infinite numbers of the BRS symmetries. The BRS symmetries are, however, spontaneously broken in general. In this proceeding, we investigate the BRS symmetry in more details and show that there is one and only one BRS symmetry which is not broken and the unitarity can be guaranteed. In the model, the quantum problem of the vacuum energy, which may be identified with the cosmological constant, reduces to the classical problem of the initial condition. We investigate the cosmology given by the model and specify the region of the initial conditions which could be consistent with the evolution of the universe. We also show that there is a stable solution describing the de Sitter space-time, which may explain the accelerating expansion in the current universe.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.294.0040
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