Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Matter and dark matter asymmetry from a composite Higgs model
School of Physics, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), P. O. Box 19395-5531, Tehran, Iran
Accepted: 18 April 2021
Published online: 26 April 2021
We propose a low scale leptogenesis scenario in the framework of composite Higgs models supplemented with singlet heavy neutrinos. One of the neutrinos can also be considered as a dark matter candidate whose stability is guaranteed by a discrete symmetry of the model. In the spectrum of the strongly coupled system, bound states heavier than the pseudo Nambu–Goldstone Higgs boson can exist. Due to the decay of these states to heavy right-handed neutrinos, an asymmetry in the visible and dark sector is simultaneously generated. The resulting asymmetry is transferred to the standard model leptons which interact with visible right-handed neutrinos. We show that the sphaleron-induced baryon asymmetry can be provided at the TeV scale for resonant bound states. Depending on the coupling strength of dark neutrino interaction, a viable range of the dark matter mass is allowed in the model. Furthermore, taking into account the effective interactions of dark matter, we discuss low-energy processes and experiments.
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