Super-resonant dark matter

Csaba Csáki, Andrew Gomes*, Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Kevin Langhoff, Hitoshi Murayama

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Abstract

We introduce Super-Resonant Dark Matter, a model of self-interacting dark matter based on the low energy effective theory of supersymmetric QCD. The structure of the theory ensures a resonant enhancement of the self-interactions of the low energy mesons, since their mass ratio is set by the number of colors and flavors. The velocity dependence of the resonantly enhanced self-interactions allows such theories to accommodate puzzles in small scale structure that arise from dark matter halos of different sizes. The dark matter mass is then predicted to be around 3–4 MeV, with its abundance set by freeze-in via a kinetically mixed dark photon.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number162
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2022
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2022

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Keywords

  • Models for Dark Matter
  • Supersymmetry

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