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Xogenesis

Buckley, Matthew R. and Randall, Lisa (2011) Xogenesis. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2011 (9). Art. No. 009. ISSN 1126-6708. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20111219-115910279

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Abstract

We present a new paradigm for dark matter in which a dark matter asymmetry is established in the early universe that is then transferred to ordinary matter. We show this scenario can fit naturally into weak scale physics models, with a dark matter candidate mass of this order. We present several natural suppression mechanisms, including bleeding dark matter number density into lepton number, which occur naturally in models with lepton-violating operators transferring the asymmetry that reduce the number density and allow for dark matter much heavier than baryon masses.


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Additional Information:© 2011 Springer. Published for SISSA by Springer. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited. Received: July 27, 2011. Accepted: August 24, 2011. Published: September 2, 2011. We would like to thank the Aspen Center for Physics for providing a wonderful opportunity for collaboration and discussion. We would also like to thank Kathryn Zurek, Graham Kribs, Patrick Fox, Dan Hooper, David Morrissey, Mark Wise, and Michael Ramsey-Musolf for helpful conversations. We note that after our work began, several papers [17-19, 22] have presented examples with share some of the ideas we explore. MRB is supported by the Department of Energy, under grant DE-FG03-92-ER40701. LR is supported by NSF grant PHY-0556111.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG03-92-ER40701
NSFPHY-0556111
Subject Keywords:Beyond Standard Model, Cosmology of Theories beyond the SM
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Official Citation:Xogenesis Matthew R. Buckley and Lisa Randall DOI: 10.1007/JHEP09(2011)009
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Deposited By: Ruth Sustaita
Deposited On:20 Dec 2011 15:54
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