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R\(\nu\)MDM and lepton flavor violation. (English) Zbl 1306.81369
Summary: A model relating radiative seesaw and minimal dark matter mass scales without beyond the standard model (SM) gauge symmetry (R\(\nu\)MDM) is constructed. In addition to the SM particles, the R\(\nu\)MDM contains, a Majorana fermion multiplet \(N_{R}\) and scalar multiplet \(\chi\) that transform respectively as (1, 5, 0) and (1, 6, -1/2) under the SM gauge group \(\operatorname{SU}(3)_{C}\times\operatorname{SU}(2)_{L}\times\operatorname{U}(1)_{Y}\). The neutral component \(N_R^0\) plays the role of dark matter with a mass in the range of 9 to 10 TeV. This scale also sets the lower limit for the scale for the heavy degrees of freedom in \(N_{R}\) and \(\chi\) which generate light neutrino masses through the radiative seesaw mechanism. The model predicts an \(N_R^0\)-nucleus scattering cross section that would be accessible with future dark matter direct detection searches as well as observable effects in present and searches for charged lepton flavor violating processes, such as \(l_{} \to l_{j}\gamma\) and \(\mu - e\) conversion.

MSC:
81V15 Weak interaction in quantum theory
81V22 Unified quantum theories
83F05 Relativistic cosmology
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