Direct detection of dark matter rates for various wimps

  title={Direct detection of dark matter rates for various wimps},
  author={V. Oikonomou and J. Vergados and C. Moustakidis},
  journal={Nuclear Physics},
Abstract The event rates for the direct detection of dark matter candidates, originating from the universal extra dimension scenario, are evaluated for a number of nuclear targets. Realistic form factors as well as spin ME and response functions are employed. Due to LR + RL helicities contribution, the proton amplitude is found to be dominant. Various other non-susy dark matter candidates are examined at the end. 
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