24-28 April 2017
Palais des Papes, Avignon
Europe/Paris timezone

Constraining “Non Orthodox” Symmetrons

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Chambre du Trésorier (Palais des Papes, Avignon)

Chambre du Trésorier

Palais des Papes, Avignon


Alex Zucca (Simon Fraser University)


Cosmological symmetrons are usually assumed to have the symmetry breaking phase transition at low redshifts. In this talk I will explore the implications of relaxing (in a reasonable way) this assumption and I will present some preliminary constraints on such theories from cosmological data. I will also show some interesting features of the symmetron model from black holes physics.

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Alex Zucca (Simon Fraser University)

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