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Revisiting simplified dark matter models in terms of AMS-02 and Fermi-LAT

Tong Li


We perform an analysis of the simplified dark matter models in the light of cosmic ray observables by AMS-02 and Fermi-LAT. We assume fermion, scalar or vector dark matter particle with a leptophobic spin-0 mediator that couples only to Standard Model quarks and dark matter via scalar and/or pseudo-scalar bilinear. The propagation and injection parameters of cosmic rays are determined by the observed fluxes of nuclei from AMS-02. We find that the AMS-02 observations are consistent with the dark matter framework within the uncertainties. The AMS-02 antiproton data prefer 30 (50) GeV - 5 TeV dark matter mass and require an effective annihilation cross section in the region of 4 × 10−27 (7 × 10−27) - 4 × 10−24 cm3/s for the simplified fermion (scalar and vector) dark matter models. The cross sections below 2 × 10−26 cm3/s can evade the constraint from Fermi-LAT dwarf galaxies for about 100 GeV dark matter mass.

Publisher URL: https://link.springer.com/article/m/10.1007/JHEP01(2018)151

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP01(2018)151

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