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Beyond the Concordance Model - PiTP

Beyond the Concordance Model - PiTP

Contrasting

Contrasting the effects of varying α and reionization on the CMB temperature and polarization. Here ζ = α dec /α 0 .

WMAP constraints on α 1,0 WMAP TT+TE Spectra 0,8 Likelihood 0,6 0,4 0,2 0,0 0,80 0,85 0,90 0,95 1,00 1,05 1,10 1,15 1,20 ∆α/α 0.94 ≤ α dec /α 0 ≤ 1.01 (2σ) Conclusion → A variation of α at decoupling with respect to the present-day value is bounded to be smaller than 2% (6%) at 95% confidence level. (Martins et al., astro-ph/0302295)

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