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Volume 335 - 2nd World Summit: Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe (EDSU2018) - Dark Matter
Higgs Cosmology and Dark Matter
I. Moss,* R. Gregory
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2018 November 27
Published on: 2018 December 18
Higgs vacuum stability has important consequences for cosmology.
In particular, we argue that if the Higgs vacuum is metastable, then the dark
matter cannot contain a single black hole of mass less than $10^{15}{\rm g}$
in our entire past light cone. In addition to being the destroyer microscopic black holes,
it may be possible that Higgs vacuum decay is a source of
primordial black holes during inflation.
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