Probing the Inert Doublet Dark Matter Model with Cherenkov Telescopes

Article, Preprint English OPEN
Garcia-Cely, Camilo; Gustafsson, Michael; Ibarra, Alejandro; (2015)
  • Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing/SISSA
  • Journal: JCAP (issn: 1475-7516)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2016/02/043
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | dark matter theory; dark matter experiments; gamma ray experiments; gamma ray detectors | gamma ray experiments | gamma ray detectors | dark matter experiments | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | dark matter theory
    arxiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We present a detailed study of the annihilation signals of the inert dark matter doublet model in its high mass regime. Concretely, we study the prospects to observe gamma-ray signals of the model in current and projected Cherenkov telescopes taking into accoun... View more
  • References (61)
    61 references, page 1 of 7

    [2] L. Bergstrom, Nonbaryonic dark matter: Observational evidence and detection methods, Rept. Prog. Phys. 63 (2000) 793 [hep-ph/0002126] [INSPIRE].

    [3] G. Jungman, M. Kamionkowski and K. Griest, Supersymmetric dark matter, Phys. Rept. 267 (1996) 195 [hep-ph/9506380] [INSPIRE].

    [4] G. Bertone, D. Hooper and J. Silk, Particle dark matter: Evidence, candidates and constraints, Phys. Rept. 405 (2005) 279 [hep-ph/0404175] [INSPIRE].

    [5] N.G. Deshpande and E. Ma, Pattern of Symmetry Breaking with Two Higgs Doublets, Phys. Rev. D 18 (1978) 2574 [INSPIRE].

    [6] E. Ma, Veri able radiative seesaw mechanism of neutrino mass and dark matter, Phys. Rev. D 73 (2006) 077301 [hep-ph/0601225] [INSPIRE].

    [7] R. Barbieri, L.J. Hall and V.S. Rychkov, Improved naturalness with a heavy Higgs: An Alternative road to LHC physics, Phys. Rev. D 74 (2006) 015007 [hep-ph/0603188] [INSPIRE].

    [8] L. Lopez-Honorez, E. Nezri, J.F. Oliver and M.H.G. Tytgat, The Inert Doublet Model: An Archetype for Dark Matter, JCAP 02 (2007) 028 [hep-ph/0612275] [INSPIRE].

    [9] D. Majumdar and A. Ghosal, Dark Matter candidate in a Heavy Higgs Model: Direct Detection Rates, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 23 (2008) 2011 [hep-ph/0607067] [INSPIRE].

    [10] M. Gustafsson, E. Lundstrom, L. Bergstrom and J. Edsjo, Signi cant Gamma Lines from Inert Higgs Dark Matter, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 041301 [astro-ph/0703512] [INSPIRE].

    [31] T. Hambye, F.S. Ling, L. Lopez-Honorez and J. Rocher, Scalar Multiplet Dark Matter, JHEP 07 (2009) 090 [Erratum ibid. 05 (2010) 066] [arXiv:0903.4010] [INSPIRE].

  • Metrics
    No metrics available
Share - Bookmark