Particle Physics Implications for CoGeNT, DAMA, and Fermi

  title={Particle Physics Implications for CoGeNT, DAMA, and Fermi},
  author={Matthew R. Buckley and D. W. Hooper and Tim M. P. Tait},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
Abstract Recent results from the CoGeNT Collaboration (as well as the annual modulation reported by DAMA/LIBRA) point toward dark matter with a light (5–10 GeV) mass and a relatively large elastic scattering cross section with nucleons ( σ ∼ 10 − 40 cm 2 ). In order to possess this cross section, the dark matter must communicate with the Standard Model through mediating particles with small masses and/or large couplings. In this Letter, we explore with a model-independent approach the particle… Expand

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