FORMOSA: Looking Forward to Millicharged Dark Sectors

  title={FORMOSA: Looking Forward to Millicharged Dark Sectors},
  author={Saeid Foroughi-Abari and Felix Kling and Yu-Dai Tsai},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
We identify potentially the world's most sensitive location to search for millicharged particles in the 10 MeV to 100 GeV mass range: the forward region at the LHC. We propose constructing a scintillator-based experiment, FORward MicrOcharge SeArch (FORMOSA) in this location, and estimate the corresponding sensitivity projection. We show that FORMOSA can discover millicharged particles in a large and unexplored parameter space, and study strongly interacting dark matter that cannot be detected… 

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