A very simple way to obtain comparable baryon and dark matter densities in the early Universe is through their contemporary production from the out-of-equilibrium decay of a mother particle, if both populations are suppressed by comparably small numbers, i.e., the CP violation in the decay and the branching fraction, respectively. We present a detailed study of this kind of scenario in the context of an R-parity violating realization of the minimal supersymmetric standard model in which the baryon asymmetry and the gravitino dark matter are produced by the decay of a Bino. A quantitative determination, in a realistic particle physics framework, of these two quantities is quite involving, due to the non trivial determination of the abundance of the decaying Bino, as well as due to the impact of wash-out processes and of additional sources both for the baryon asymmetry and the DM relic density. To achieve a quantitative determination of the baryon and dark matter abundances, we have implemented and solved a system of coupled Boltzmann equations for the particle species involved in their generation, including all the relevant processes. In the most simple, but still general, limit, in which the processes determining the abundance and the decay rate of the. © 2015 American Physical Society.

Arcadi, G., Covi, L., Nardecchia, M. (2015). Gravitino dark matter and low-scale baryogenesis. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, PARTICLES, FIELDS, GRAVITATION, AND COSMOLOGY, 92(11) [10.1103/PhysRevD.92.115006].

Gravitino dark matter and low-scale baryogenesis

Arcadi, G.
;
Nardecchia, M.
2015

Abstract

A very simple way to obtain comparable baryon and dark matter densities in the early Universe is through their contemporary production from the out-of-equilibrium decay of a mother particle, if both populations are suppressed by comparably small numbers, i.e., the CP violation in the decay and the branching fraction, respectively. We present a detailed study of this kind of scenario in the context of an R-parity violating realization of the minimal supersymmetric standard model in which the baryon asymmetry and the gravitino dark matter are produced by the decay of a Bino. A quantitative determination, in a realistic particle physics framework, of these two quantities is quite involving, due to the non trivial determination of the abundance of the decaying Bino, as well as due to the impact of wash-out processes and of additional sources both for the baryon asymmetry and the DM relic density. To achieve a quantitative determination of the baryon and dark matter abundances, we have implemented and solved a system of coupled Boltzmann equations for the particle species involved in their generation, including all the relevant processes. In the most simple, but still general, limit, in which the processes determining the abundance and the decay rate of the. © 2015 American Physical Society.
Arcadi, G., Covi, L., Nardecchia, M. (2015). Gravitino dark matter and low-scale baryogenesis. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, PARTICLES, FIELDS, GRAVITATION, AND COSMOLOGY, 92(11) [10.1103/PhysRevD.92.115006].
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