Subject: coupling [dark matter] | new physics | cosmic background radiation | relic density [dark matter] | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics | big bang [nucleosynthesis] | High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | thermal [freeze-out] | mediation [dark matter] | interaction [dark matter] | freeze-out [dark matter]
arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics
Light vector mediators can naturally induce velocity-dependent dark matter self-interactions while at the same time allowing for the correct dark matter relic abundance via thermal freeze-out. If these mediators subsequently decay into Standard Model states such as elec... View more
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