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Quantum corrections to vacuum energy sequestering (with monodromy)

Kamal El-Menoufi, Basem; Nagy, Silvia; Niedermann, Florian; Padilla, Antonio

Authors

Basem Kamal El-Menoufi

Silvia Nagy silvia.nagy@nottingham.ac.uk

Florian Niedermann niedermann@cp3.sdu.dk

Antonio Padilla antonio.padilla@nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

Field theory models of axion monodromy have been shown to exhibit vacuum energy sequestering as an emergent phenomenon for cancelling radiative corrections to the cosmological constant. We study one loop corrections to this class of models coming from virtual axions using a heat kernel expansion. We find that the structure of the original sequestering proposals is no longer preserved at low energies. Nevertheless, the cancellation of radiative corrections to the cosmological constant remains robust, even with the new structures required by quantum corrections.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Nov 7, 2019
Journal Classical and Quantum Gravity
Print ISSN 0264-9381
Electronic ISSN 1361-6382
Publisher IOP Publishing
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 36
Issue 21
Article Number 215014
APA6 Citation Kamal El-Menoufi, B., Nagy, S., Niedermann, F., & Padilla, A. (2019). Quantum corrections to vacuum energy sequestering (with monodromy). Classical and Quantum Gravity, 36(21), https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6382/ab46f6
DOI https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6382/ab46f6
Keywords Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
Publisher URL https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6382/ab46f6
Additional Information This is an author-created, un-copyedited version of an article accepted for publication/published in Classical and Quantum Gravity. IOP Publishing Ltd is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this version of the manuscript or any version derived from it. The Version of Record is available online at https://iopscience.iop....0.1088/1361-6382/ab46f6

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