Towards Kaluza-Klein Dark Matter on nilmanifolds

Abstract : We present a first study of the field spectrum on a class of negatively-curved compact spaces: nilmanifolds or twisted tori. This is a case where analytical results can be obtained, allowing to check numerical methods. We focus on the Kaluza-Klein expansion of a scalar field. The results are then applied to a toy model where a natural Dark Matter candidate arises as a stable massive state of the bulk scalar.
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D. Andriot, G. Cacciapaglia, A. Deandrea, N. Deutschmann, D. Tsimpis. Towards Kaluza-Klein Dark Matter on nilmanifolds. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2016, 2016 (6), pp.169. ⟨10.1007/JHEP06(2016)169⟩. ⟨in2p3-01291739⟩

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