Light magnetic dark matter in direct detection searches

@article{Nobile2012LightMD,
  title={Light magnetic dark matter in direct detection searches},
  author={Eugenio Del Nobile and Chris Kouvaris and Paolo Panci and Francesco Sannino and Jussi Virkajarvi},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012},
  pages={010-010}
}
We study a fermionic Dark Matter particle carrying magnetic dipole moment and analyze its impact on direct detection experiments. In particular we show that it can accommodate the DAMA, CoGeNT and CRESST experimental results. Assuming conservative bounds, this candidate is shown not to be ruled out by the CDMS, XENON and PICASSO experiments. We offer an analytic understanding of how the long-range interaction modifies the experimental allowed regions, in the cross section versus Dark Matter… Expand

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