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B Matter-antimatter annihilation and inflation

  1. Dec 8, 2016 #1
    Is there any link between the energy released from the annihilation of matter-antimatter during baryogenesis and cosmic inflation or expansion/dark energy?

    This question came up when reading: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/news/08-160.html
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    No. After inflation there was nothing but the inflaton field. The creation of a particle soup and consequently baryogenesis happens much later.

    Dark energy is something that was completely irrelevant until quite recently.
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