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Title: Gravitational waves from SU( N) glueball dark matter

Here, a hidden sector with pure non-abelian gauge symmetry is an elegant and just about the simplest model of dark matter. In this model the dark matter candidate is the lightest bound state made of the confined gauge fields, the dark glueball. In spite of its simplicity, the model has been shown to have several interesting non-standard implications in cosmology. In this work, we explore the gravitational waves from binary boson stars made of self-gravitating dark glueball fields as a natural and important consequence. We derive the dark SU(N) star mass and radius as functions of the only two fundamental parameters in the model, the glueball mass m and the number of colors N, and identify the regions that could be probed by the LIGO and future gravitational wave observatories.
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  2. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States); California Inst. of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693; KA2401012; TRN: US1703073
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0012704; AC02-98CH10886; SC0010143
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physics Letters. Section B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 771; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; HET; dark matter; symmetry; gravitational; waves; particle physics; sector; boson
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Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1408709