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The Dark Photon

  title={The Dark Photon},
  author={Marco E. Fabbrichesi and Emidio Gabrielli and G Lanfranchi},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
The dark photon is a new gauge boson whose existence has been conjectured. It is dark because it arises from a symmetry of a hypothetical dark sector comprising particles completely neutral under the Standard Model interactions. Dark though it is, this new gauge boson can be detected because of its kinetic mixing with the ordinary, visible photon. We review its physics from the theoretical and the experimental point of view. We discuss the difference between the massive and the massless case… 
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