Higgs portal, fermionic dark matter, and a Standard Model like Higgs at 125 GeV

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Lopez-Honorez, Laura; Schwetz, Thomas; Zupan, Jure;
(2012)
  • Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
  • Journal: PHYSICS LETTERS B,volume 716,issue 1,pages179-185 (issn: 0370-2693)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2012.07.017
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | Nuclear and High Energy Physics
    arxiv: High Energy Physics::Phenomenology | High Energy Physics::Lattice | High Energy Physics::Experiment

We show that fermionic dark matter (DM) which communicates with the Standard Model (SM) via the Higgs portal is a viable scenario, even if a SM-like Higgs is found at around 125 GeV. Using effective field theory we show that for DM with a mass in the range from about 60... View more
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