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Ruiz Cembranos, José Alberto and Dobado González, Antonio and López Maroto, Antonio (2004) Dark geometry. International Journal of Moder Physics D, 13 (10). pp. 2275-2279. ISSN 0218-2718

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Official URL: http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0218271804006322




Abstract

Extra-dimensional theories contain additional degrees of freedom related to the geometry of the extra space which can be interpreted as new particles. Such theories allow to reformulate most of the fundamental problems of physics from a completely different point of view. In this essay, we concentrate on the brane fluctuations which are present in brane-worlds, and how such oscillations of the own space-time geometry along curved extra dimensions can help to resolve the Universe missing mass problem. The energy scales involved in these models are low compared to the Planck scale, and this means that some of the brane fluctuations distinctive signals could be detected in future colliders and in direct or indirect dark matter searches.


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© World Scientic Publishing Company.
This work has been partially supported by the DGICYT (Spain) under the project numbers FPA 2000-0956 and BFM2002-01003.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Extra Dimensions, Brane-World, Dark Matter
Subjects:Sciences > Physics
ID Code:22057
Deposited On:26 Jun 2013 15:26
Last Modified:19 Nov 2014 13:10

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