We analyze the boson mixing in curved spacetime and compute the expectation value of the energy-momentum tensor of bosons on the flavor vacuum in spatially flat Friedmann-Lemaître-Robertson-Walker metrics. We show that the energy-momentum tensor of the flavor vacuum behaves as the effective energy-momentum tensor of a perfect fluid. Assuming a fixed de Sitter background, we show that the equation of state can assume values in the interval [−1,1], and, in the flat space-time limit has a value −1, which is the one of the dark energy. The results here presented show that vacuum of mixed bosons like neutrino super-partners, can represent a possible component of the dark energy of the Universe.

Boson mixing and flavor vacuum in the expanding Universe: A possible candidate for the dark energy

Capolupo A.;Quaranta A.
2023-01-01

Abstract

We analyze the boson mixing in curved spacetime and compute the expectation value of the energy-momentum tensor of bosons on the flavor vacuum in spatially flat Friedmann-Lemaître-Robertson-Walker metrics. We show that the energy-momentum tensor of the flavor vacuum behaves as the effective energy-momentum tensor of a perfect fluid. Assuming a fixed de Sitter background, we show that the equation of state can assume values in the interval [−1,1], and, in the flat space-time limit has a value −1, which is the one of the dark energy. The results here presented show that vacuum of mixed bosons like neutrino super-partners, can represent a possible component of the dark energy of the Universe.
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