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On the 50th anniversary of the Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The search for light dark matter at the NA64 experiment

 a,  a, b,  a, b
a Institute for Nuclear Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, prosp. 60-letiya Oktyabrya 7a, Moscow, 117312, Russian Federation
b Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, 6 Joliot-Curie Str., Dubna, Moscow Region, 141980, Russian Federation

In this review we describe the main working and future accelerator experiments on the search for light dark matter. The special attention is paid to the experiment NA64 at CERN constructed for the search for light hypothetical particles including light dark matter. The main principles of the NA64 work are described including the main results obtained at NA64 and other similar experiments. The future NA64 light dark matter discovery potential is summarized including NA64 experiment with muon beam and other accelerator experiments. A review of the main light dark matter models including the model with dark photon is also given.

Keywords: physics beyond standard model, light dark matter
PACS: 12.60.−i, 12.60.Cn, 13.20.Cz (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2021.09.039066
Citation: Gninenko S N, Krasnikov N V, Matveev V A "The search for light dark matter at the NA64 experiment" Phys. Usp., accepted

Received: 26th, May 2021, revised: 16th, September 2021, 19th, September 2021

Оригинал: Гниненко С Н, Красников Н В, Матвеев В А «Поиск легкой темной материи в эксперименте NA64» УФН, принята к публикации; DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2021.09.039066

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