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BSM PANDEMIC Seminars

Prospects for Ultra Heavy Dark Matter Phenomenology

by Gopolang Mohlabeng (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

America/New_York
Description

Title: Prospects for Ultra Heavy Dark Matter Phenomenology.

Abstract: 

Recent searches for dark matter have been focussed on the WIMP-scale, which is currently strongly constrained. This lack of a clear signal has prompted searches beyond the Electroweak-scale, particularly towards lower masses. However, the vast range of DM possibilities also prompts an exploration of DM with much larger masses. In this talk I will present a model for ultra-heavy DM, motivated by possible multi-scattering signals in current and future direct detection experiments. I will further discuss a possible mechanism of thermally producing these very heavy particles in the early universe. 

Organized by

Tim Cohen