Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2013:118 | Cite as

Accidental stability of dark matter

  • L. Lavoura
  • S. MorisiEmail author
  • J. W. F. Valle


We propose that dark matter is stable as a consequence of an accidental \( {{\mathbb{Z}}_2} \) that results from a flavour symmetry group which is the double-cover group of the symmetry group of one of the regular geometric solids. Although model-dependent, the phenomenology resembles that of a generic “inert Higgs” dark matter scheme.


Beyond Standard Model Neutrino Physics Discrete and Finite Symmetries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technical University of Lisbon, CFTP, Instituto Superior TécnicoLisboaPortugal
  2. 2.AHEP Group, Instituto de Física Corpuscular — C.S.I.C./Universitat de València, Edificio de Institutos de PaternaValènciaSpain
  3. 3.Institut für Theoretische Physik und AstrophysikUniversität WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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