On the Higgs-like quintessence for dark energy

Sergei V. Ketov, Natsuki Watanabe

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We propose a dynamical (quintessence) model of dark energy in the current Universe with a renormalizable (Higgs-like) scalar potential We prove the viability of our model (after fine-tuning) for the certain range of the average scalar curvature values, and study the cosmological signatures distinguishing our model from the standard description of dark energy in terms of a cosmological constant

Original languageEnglish
Article number1450117
JournalModern Physics Letters A
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jul 2014


  • Dark energy
  • f(R)-gravity
  • Higgs potential
  • quintessence
  • scalar-tensor gravity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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