Dark Matter Interpretation of the Neutron Decay Anomaly
- Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
Nuclear Theory | High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | hep-ph | nucl-th | nucl-ex | Nuclear Experiment
arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics
There is a long-standing discrepancy between the neutron lifetime measured in beam and bottle experiments. We propose to explain this anomaly by a dark decay channel for the neutron, involving one or more dark sector particles in the final state. If any of these particl...