Irregularities formed by a cosmological axion field

M. Fukugita, M. Yoshimura

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A cosmological axion field which was not dissipated fast enough from the early universe may lead to a gross inhomogeneity well before the present epoch. This gives a possibility of triggering galaxy formation. Further collapse is not inhibited and can produce black holes on various mass scales.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-184
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 28 1983
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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