Constraining Asymmetric Dark Matter through observations of compact stars

Christoforos Kouvaris, Peter Tinyakov

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Abstrakt

We put constraints on asymmetric dark matter candidates with spin-dependent interactions based on the simple existence of white dwarfs and neutron stars in globular clusters. For a wide range of the parameters (WIMP mass and WIMP-nucleon cross section), WIMPs can be trapped in progenitors in large numbers and once the original star collapses to a white dwarf or a neutron star, these WIMPs might self-gravitate and eventually collapse forming a mini-black hole that eventually destroys the star. We impose constraints competitive to direct dark matter search experiments, for WIMPs with masses down to the TeV scale.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftPhysical Review D
Vol/bind83
Udgave nummer8
Sider (fra-til)083512
ISSN2470-0010
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2011

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