Dark matter in very supersymmetric dark sectors

Avital Dery, Jeff A. Dror, Laurel Stephenson Haskins, Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik

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Abstract

If supersymmetry exists at any scale, regardless of whether it is restored around the weak scale, it may be a good symmetry of the dark sector, enforcing a degeneracy between its lowest lying fermions and bosons. We explore the implications of this scenario for the early Universe and dark matter, as well as the corresponding signatures. In particular, we show that the thermal history of the dark-sector results in codecaying dark matter in much of the parameter space. This implies new phenomenological signatures and presents a new way to discover high scale supersymmetry.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number095023
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume99
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 May 2019

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