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What is the relation between Bose Einstein Condensate of Higgs and the Higgs field?

I have been wondering the relation between Higgs BEC and Higgs field. During reheating of the universe, people always claim the energy density of inflaton drops down like massive particles without ...
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Why is the Higgs VEV called vacuum Higgs condensate?

In this Lubos says that Higgs VEV is also called vacuum Higgs condensate which the term used by Prof. Englert in this video. Since the Higgs field is bosonic, I wonder whether this terminology has ...
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Could we Bose-condense Higgs bosons?

Apart from the obvious problem that we'd have to create enough of them and somehow not let them decay, is there anything that would prevent a Higgs boson condensate?
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To what extent is the Standard Model vacuum made of a Bose-Einstein condensate of Higgs bosons?

Note: I very well understand spontaneous symmetry breaking of global symmetries and the Higgs mechanism. I want to know to what extent the Standard Model vacuum is made of a Bose-Einstein condensate ...