Speaker: 
Stephen West
Speaker affiliation: 
Royal Holloway
Date: 
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 13:00
Room: 
Seminar Room
Title: 
Nuclear Dark Matter
Abstract: 
I will start by reviewing a range of non-standard dark matter models including models employing freeze-in. I will then go on to outline models of Nuclear Dark Matter, where the dark matter states are composite objects consisting of ``dark nucleons”. I will outline some of the novel features of this idea and how the composite nature can lead to interesting signatures in direct detection experiments.