Gaugino mediation scenarios for muon g − 2 and dark matter

  • Peter Cox
  • Chengcheng HanEmail author
  • Tsutomu T. Yanagida
  • Norimi Yokozaki
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We explore the possibility that the muon g − 2 anomaly and the nature of dark matter can be simultaneously explained within the framework of gaugino mediation, focusing on bino-like dark matter where the observed abundance is obtained via co-annihilations. The minimal model with non-universal gaugino masses is excluded by stau vacuum instability, although this constraint can be somewhat relaxed via the addition of a universal soft scalar mass (or BL gaugino mediation). A more promising alternative is gaugino+Higgs mediation, which significantly raises the soft masses of the third generation sfermions leading to a split spectrum. In this framework, the muon g − 2 can be easily explained and the dark matter abundance obtained through either bino-wino or bino-slepton co-annihilations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Cox
    • 1
  • Chengcheng Han
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tsutomu T. Yanagida
    • 1
    • 2
  • Norimi Yokozaki
    • 3
  1. 1.Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (WPI), The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced StudyUniversity of TokyoKashiwaJapan
  2. 2.T.D. Lee Institute and School of Physics and AstronomyShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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