A dual component made of non-relativistic particles and a scalar field, exchanging energy, naturally falls onto an attractor solution, making them a (sub)dominant part of the cosmic energy during the radiation dominated era, provided that the constant β, measuring the coupling, is strong enough. The density parameters of both components are then constant, as they expand as a -4. If the field energy is then prevalently kinetic, as is expected, its energy is exactly half of the pressureless component; the dual component as a whole, then, has a density parameter Ω cd = 3/4β 2 (e.g., for β 2.5, Ω cd 0.1, in accordance with Dark Radiation expectations). The stationary evolution can only be broken by the rising of other component(s), expanding as a -3. In a realistic scenario, this happens when z ∼ 3-5 × 10 3. When such extra component(s) become(s) dominant, the densities of the dual components also rise above radiation. The scalar field behavior can be easily tuned to fit Dark Energy data, while the coupled DM density parameter becomes (10 -3). This model however requires that, at present, two different DM components exist. The one responsible for the break of the stationary regime could be made, e.g., by thermally distributed particles with mass even >> 1-2 keV (or non-thermal particles with analogous average speed) so accounting for the size of observed galactic cores; in fact, a fair amount of small scale objects is however produced by fluctuation re-generated by the coupled DM component, in spite of its small density parameter, after the warm component has become non-relativistic. © 2012 IOP Publishing Ltd and Sissa Medialab srl.

Bonometto, S., Sassi, G., LA VACCA, G. (2012). Dark energy from dark radiation in strongly coupled cosmologies with no fine tuning. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, 2012(8) [10.1088/1475-7516/2012/08/015].

Dark energy from dark radiation in strongly coupled cosmologies with no fine tuning

BONOMETTO, SILVIO;SASSI, GIANDOMENICO
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LA VACCA, GIUSEPPE
Ultimo
2012

Abstract

A dual component made of non-relativistic particles and a scalar field, exchanging energy, naturally falls onto an attractor solution, making them a (sub)dominant part of the cosmic energy during the radiation dominated era, provided that the constant β, measuring the coupling, is strong enough. The density parameters of both components are then constant, as they expand as a -4. If the field energy is then prevalently kinetic, as is expected, its energy is exactly half of the pressureless component; the dual component as a whole, then, has a density parameter Ω cd = 3/4β 2 (e.g., for β 2.5, Ω cd 0.1, in accordance with Dark Radiation expectations). The stationary evolution can only be broken by the rising of other component(s), expanding as a -3. In a realistic scenario, this happens when z ∼ 3-5 × 10 3. When such extra component(s) become(s) dominant, the densities of the dual components also rise above radiation. The scalar field behavior can be easily tuned to fit Dark Energy data, while the coupled DM density parameter becomes (10 -3). This model however requires that, at present, two different DM components exist. The one responsible for the break of the stationary regime could be made, e.g., by thermally distributed particles with mass even >> 1-2 keV (or non-thermal particles with analogous average speed) so accounting for the size of observed galactic cores; in fact, a fair amount of small scale objects is however produced by fluctuation re-generated by the coupled DM component, in spite of its small density parameter, after the warm component has become non-relativistic. © 2012 IOP Publishing Ltd and Sissa Medialab srl.
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cosmology of theories beyond the SM; dark energy theory; dark matter theory; physics of the early universe; Astronomy and Astrophysics
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Bonometto, S., Sassi, G., LA VACCA, G. (2012). Dark energy from dark radiation in strongly coupled cosmologies with no fine tuning. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, 2012(8) [10.1088/1475-7516/2012/08/015].
Bonometto, S; Sassi, G; LA VACCA, G
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