Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Radiative Corrections to the Neutralino Dark Matter Relic Density - an Effective Coupling Approach

Abstract : In the framework of the minimal cosmological standard model, the $\Lambda$CDM model, the Dark Matter density is now known with an error of a few percent; this error is expected to shrink even further once PLANCK data are analyzed. Matching this precision by theoretical calculations implies that at least leading radiative corrections to the annihilation cross section of the dark matter particles have to be included. Here we compute one kind of large corrections in the context of the minimal supersymmetric extension of the Standard Model: corrections associated with two-point function corrections on chargino and neutralino lines. These can be described by effective chargino/neutralino-fermion-sfermion and chargino/neutralino-chargino/neutralino-Higgs couplings. We also employ one-loop corrected chargino and neutralino masses, using a recently developed version of the on-shell renormalization scheme. The resulting correction to the predicted Dark Matter density depends strongly on parameter space, but can easily reach 3%.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadatas

http://hal.in2p3.fr/in2p3-00740359
Contributor : Emmanuelle Vernay <>
Submitted on : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 8:18:31 AM
Last modification on : Monday, July 20, 2020 - 9:18:26 AM

Links full text

Identifiers

Collections

IN2P3 | LPSC | CNRS | UGA | GEPI

Citation

Avhishek Chatterjee, M. Drees, S. Kulkarni. Radiative Corrections to the Neutralino Dark Matter Relic Density - an Effective Coupling Approach. Physical Review D, American Physical Society, 2012, 86, pp.105025. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevD.86.105025⟩. ⟨in2p3-00740359⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

584