Dark matter attempts for CoGeNT and DAMA

  title={Dark matter attempts for CoGeNT and DAMA},
  author={Thomas Schwetz and Jure Zupan},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
Recently, the CoGeNT collaboration presented a positive signal for an annual modulation in their data set. In light of the long standing annual modulation signal in DAMA/LIBRA, we analyze the compatibility of both of these signals within the hypothesis of dark matter (DM) scattering on nuclei, taking into account existing experimental constraints. We consider the cases of elastic and inelastic scattering with either spin-dependent or spin-independent coupling to nucleons. We allow for isospin… Expand

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