19-21 September 2023
KIT
Europe/Berlin timezone

Light dark matter detection in the lab: new tools and new ideas

20 Sep 2023, 09:00
30m
Nachrichtentechnik-Hörsaal (NTI) (KIT)

Nachrichtentechnik-Hörsaal (NTI)

KIT

Engesserstraße 5, 76131 Karlsruhe

Speaker

Angelo Esposito (Sapienza University of Rome)

Description

I will discuss some possible avenues to hunt for sub-GeV dark matter in the lab. Specifically, for dark matter in the MeV to GeV range, I will discuss the possibility of employing the so-called Migdal effect in semiconductors. For dark matter in the keV to MeV range, instead, I will discuss the possibility of taking advantage of collective excitations in superfluid He-4 and anti-ferromagnets. In all these instances, I will show how the most convenient way of tackling the problem is through an effective field theory approach.

Primary author

Angelo Esposito (Sapienza University of Rome)

Presentation Materials

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