Jun 2 – 7, 2019
Carnegie Mellon University
America/New_York timezone

Searching for light dark matter at accelerators

Not scheduled
Cohon University Center (Carnegie Mellon University)

Cohon University Center

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Invited Future Facilities and Directions Future Facilities


Mauro Raggi (Sapienza University Roma)


Understanding the nature of dark matter is crucial in modern physics.
Among the diff?erent possibilities, the idea that dark matter could be con-
ned into a `dark sector' is attracting growing interest in recent years.
A combination of diff?erent standard model anomalies can be solved by
introducing a mediator particle with mass lower than the weak scale, connecting the dark sector to the standard model.
We will focus our attention on the dark photon hypothesis, reviewing the
experimental status and future prospects of dark photon searches, with
particular attention to the PADME experiment at Laboratori Nazionali
di Frascati.

Graduate Student No
Early Consideration No

Primary author

Mauro Raggi (Sapienza University Roma)

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