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Title: Common origin of neutrino mass, dark matter and Dirac leptogenesis

Abstract

We study the possibility of generating tiny Dirac neutrino masses at one loop level through the scotogenic mechanism such that one of the particles going inside the loop can be a stable cold dark matter (DM) candidate. Majorana mass terms of singlet fermions as well as tree level Dirac neutrino masses are prevented by incorporating the presence of additional discrete symmetries in a minimal fashion, which also guarantee the stability of the dark matter candidate. Due to the absence of total lepton number violation, the observed baryon asymmetry of the Universe is generated through the mechanism of Dirac leptogenesis where an equal and opposite amount of leptonic asymmetry is generated in the left and right handed sectors which are prevented from equilibration due to tiny Dirac Yukawa couplings. Dark matter relic abundance is generated through its usual freeze-out at a temperature much below the scale of leptogenesis. We constrain the relevant parameter space from neutrino mass, baryon asymmetry, Planck bound on dark matter relic abundance, and latest LUX bound on spin independent DM-nucleon scattering cross section. We also discuss the charged lepton flavour violation (μ → e γ) and electric dipole moment of electron in this model in the lightmore » of the latest experimental data and constrain the parameter space of the model.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam 781039 (India)
  2. Institute of Physics, HBNI, Sachivalaya Marg, Bhubaneshwar 751005 (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22680128
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2016; Journal Issue: 12; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1475-7516
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; ABUNDANCE; ASYMMETRY; COUPLING; CROSS SECTIONS; ELECTRIC DIPOLE MOMENTS; ELECTRIC DIPOLES; ELECTRONS; FLAVOR MODEL; LEPTON NUMBER; MAJORANA SPINORS; MASS; NEUTRINOS; NONLUMINOUS MATTER; PARTICLE PRODUCTION; SCATTERING; SPACE; STABILITY; SYMMETRY; UNIVERSE

Citation Formats

Borah, Debasish, and Dasgupta, Arnab. Common origin of neutrino mass, dark matter and Dirac leptogenesis. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2016/12/034.
Borah, Debasish, & Dasgupta, Arnab. Common origin of neutrino mass, dark matter and Dirac leptogenesis. United States. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2016/12/034.
Borah, Debasish, and Dasgupta, Arnab. Thu . "Common origin of neutrino mass, dark matter and Dirac leptogenesis". United States. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2016/12/034.
@article{osti_22680128,
title = {Common origin of neutrino mass, dark matter and Dirac leptogenesis},
author = {Borah, Debasish and Dasgupta, Arnab},
abstractNote = {We study the possibility of generating tiny Dirac neutrino masses at one loop level through the scotogenic mechanism such that one of the particles going inside the loop can be a stable cold dark matter (DM) candidate. Majorana mass terms of singlet fermions as well as tree level Dirac neutrino masses are prevented by incorporating the presence of additional discrete symmetries in a minimal fashion, which also guarantee the stability of the dark matter candidate. Due to the absence of total lepton number violation, the observed baryon asymmetry of the Universe is generated through the mechanism of Dirac leptogenesis where an equal and opposite amount of leptonic asymmetry is generated in the left and right handed sectors which are prevented from equilibration due to tiny Dirac Yukawa couplings. Dark matter relic abundance is generated through its usual freeze-out at a temperature much below the scale of leptogenesis. We constrain the relevant parameter space from neutrino mass, baryon asymmetry, Planck bound on dark matter relic abundance, and latest LUX bound on spin independent DM-nucleon scattering cross section. We also discuss the charged lepton flavour violation (μ → e γ) and electric dipole moment of electron in this model in the light of the latest experimental data and constrain the parameter space of the model.},
doi = {10.1088/1475-7516/2016/12/034},
journal = {Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
issn = {1475-7516},
number = 12,
volume = 2016,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {12}
}