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The development of baryon asymmetry in the early universe

Kolb, Edward W. and Wolfram, Stephen (1980) The development of baryon asymmetry in the early universe. Physics Letters B, 91 (2). pp. 217-221. ISSN 0370-2693. doi:10.1016/0370-2693(80)90435-9. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20191105-105234375

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Abstract

The development of an excess of baryons over antibaryons due to CP and baryon number violating reactions during the very early stages of the big bang is calculated in simple models using the Boltzmann equation. We show that it is necessary to solve the coupled Boltzmann equations in order to determine the final baryon number in any specific model.


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https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(80)90435-9DOIArticle
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Kolb, Edward W.0000-0002-7148-4052
Additional Information:© 1980 Published by Elsevier B.V. Received 19 November 1979. [EWK] Work supported in part by the National Science Foundation [PHY76-83685]. [SW] Work supported in part by the Department of Energy [DE-AC-03-79ER0068] and a Feynman fellowship.
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