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Sep 27 – 30, 2016
DESY Hamburg
Europe/Berlin timezone

Multicomponent WIMP Dark Matter from gauge symmetries

Sep 28, 2016, 3:30 PM
Seminar room 2 (DESY Hamburg)

Seminar room 2

DESY Hamburg

Notkestrasse 85, 22607 Hamburg
Cosmology & Astroparticle Physics Parallel Session: Cosmology & Astroparticle Physics


Dr Christian Gross (Helsinki University)


Simple single component WIMP Dark Matter (DM) models are under pressure from direct detection (DD). This is related to the relation between annihilation- and DD cross-section in such models. By contrast, multicomponent WIMP DM models leave open a large part of the parameter space and allow for a very rich phenomenology. We study these issues using the example of a UV complete framework containing both scalar and vector WIMPs. This model arises from hidden gauge symmetries, connected to the Standard model with a Higgs portal.

Primary author

Dr Christian Gross (Helsinki University)

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