Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2018:71 | Cite as

Sneutrino dark matter via pseudoscalar X-funnel meets inverse seesaw

  • Jung Chang
  • Kingman Cheung
  • Hiroyuki Ishida
  • Chih-Ting Lu
  • Martin Spinrath
  • Yue-Lin Sming Tsai
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


In this paper we study sneutrino dark matter in a recently proposed supersymmetric electroweak-scale inverse seesaw model, in which the majority of the sneutrino dark matter particle is a mixture of the right-handed sneutrino Ñc and the singlet field \( \tilde{S} \). The scalar field X responsible for the generation of neutrino masses can simultaneously play a crucial role for sneutrino annihilation in the early Universe via the pseudoscalar mediator AX into neutrinos. We focus here on the dominant annihilation channels and provide all the formulas together with analytic estimates in order to identify the relevant parameters. Furthermore, we show that the direct detection scattering cross section is many orders of magnitude below the current limits, and estimate the indirect detection annihilation rate, which is only a few orders of magnitude below the current limits.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsChonnam National UniversityGwangjuRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Physics Division, National Center for Theoretical SciencesHsinchuTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan
  4. 4.Division of Quantum Phases & Devices, School of PhysicsKonkuk UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea
  5. 5.Institute of Physics, Academia SinicaNangangTaiwan

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