Dynamical dark matter (DDM) is a new framework for dark-matter physics in which the dark sector comprises an ensemble of individual constituent fields, and in which the usual requirement of dark-matter stability is replaced by a balancing between constituent lifetimes and cosmological abundances across the ensemble as a whole. In this article, we introduce the DDM framework, discuss the general equation of state for dark matter in this new framework, and outline some of its related cosmological implications.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Proceedings of Science|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2012|
|Event||36th International Conference on High Energy Physics, ICHEP 2012 - Melbourne, Australia|
Duration: Jul 4 2012 → Jul 11 2012
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