Consistent dark matter interpretation for CoGeNT and DAMA/LIBRA

  title={Consistent dark matter interpretation for CoGeNT and DAMA/LIBRA},
  author={D. W. Hooper and J. I. Collar and Jeter Hall and D. N. Mckinsey and Chris Kelso},
  journal={Physical Review D},
In this paper, we study the recent excess of low-energy events observed by the CoGeNT Collaboration and the annual modulation reported by the DAMA/LIBRA Collaboration, and discuss whether these signals could both be the result of the same elastically scattering dark matter particle. We find that, without channeling but when taking into account uncertainties in the relevant quenching factors, a dark matter candidate with a mass of approximately 7 GeV and a cross section with nucleons of σ DM-N… Expand

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