Generating X-ray lines from annihilating dark matter

  title={Generating X-ray lines from annihilating dark matter},
  author={Emilian Dudas and Lucien Heurtier and Y. Mambrini},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We propose different scenarios where a keV dark matter annihilates to produce a monochromatic signal. The process is generated through the exchange of a light scalar of mass of order 300 keV - 50 MeV coupling to photon through loops or higher dimensional operators. For natural values of the couplings and scales, the model can generate a gamma-ray line which can fit with the recently identified 3.5 keV X-ray line. 

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