Sep 12 – 16, 2016
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Complementarities of Dark Matter searches with Spin-Dependent interactions

Sep 13, 2016, 5:50 PM
6/2-024 - BE Auditorium Meyrin (CERN)

6/2-024 - BE Auditorium Meyrin


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Enrico Morgante (University of Geneva)


I analyze the constraints on Dark Matter from direct and indirect detection and from the LHC in the case in which the interaction between the DM particle and the SM ones is spin-dependent. This can happen for example if the DM is a Majorana fermion and the interaction is mediated by a heavy Z’, or in the case in which the mediator is a pseudo-scalar (having in mind the possible 750 GeV resonance). If the DM mass is larger than a few hundred GeV, the dominant bounds come from the IceCube experiments, which looks for neutrinos coming from annihilation of DM particles in the Sun. I also discuss the consistent use of simplified models in putting bounds on DM properties.

The talk will be mostly based on 1605.06513 and 1603.05592.

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Enrico Morgante (University of Geneva)

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