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Title: Simplified models for dark matter face their consistent completions

Simplified dark matter models have been recently advocated as a powerful tool to exploit the complementarity between dark matter direct detection, indirect detection and LHC experimental probes. Focusing on pseudoscalar mediators between the dark and visible sectors, we show that the simplified dark matter model phenomenology departs significantly from that of consistent $${SU(2)_{\mathrm{L}} \times U(1)_{\mathrm{Y}}}$$ gauge invariant completions. We discuss the key physics simplified models fail to capture, and its impact on LHC searches. Furthermore, we show that resonant mono-Z searches provide competitive sensitivities to standard mono-jet analyses at $13$ TeV LHC.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. Durham Univ., Durham (United Kingdom); Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
  2. Univ. Autonoma de Madrid Cantoblanco, Madrid (Spain); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
  3. Univ. of Sussex, Brighton (United Kingdom); King's College London, London (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
IPPP-16-114; PITT-PACC-1613; FERMILAB-PUB-16-510-T; arXiv:1611.04593; KCL-PH-TH-2016-61
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010; PRVDAQ; 1498098
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359; SEV-2012-0249 (PM)
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS
OSTI Identifier:
1345630
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1349397

Gonçalves, Dorival, Machado, Pedro A. N., and No, Jose Miguel. Simplified models for dark matter face their consistent completions. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.055027.
Gonçalves, Dorival, Machado, Pedro A. N., & No, Jose Miguel. Simplified models for dark matter face their consistent completions. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.055027.
Gonçalves, Dorival, Machado, Pedro A. N., and No, Jose Miguel. 2017. "Simplified models for dark matter face their consistent completions". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.055027. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1345630.
@article{osti_1345630,
title = {Simplified models for dark matter face their consistent completions},
author = {Gonçalves, Dorival and Machado, Pedro A. N. and No, Jose Miguel},
abstractNote = {Simplified dark matter models have been recently advocated as a powerful tool to exploit the complementarity between dark matter direct detection, indirect detection and LHC experimental probes. Focusing on pseudoscalar mediators between the dark and visible sectors, we show that the simplified dark matter model phenomenology departs significantly from that of consistent ${SU(2)_{\mathrm{L}} \times U(1)_{\mathrm{Y}}}$ gauge invariant completions. We discuss the key physics simplified models fail to capture, and its impact on LHC searches. Furthermore, we show that resonant mono-Z searches provide competitive sensitivities to standard mono-jet analyses at $13$ TeV LHC.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.95.055027},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 5,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {3}
}