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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 4681902, 7 pages
Research Article

Dark Spinors Hawking Radiation in String Theory Black Holes

1CCNH, Universidade Federal do ABC, 09210-580 Santo André, SP, Brazil
2Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Università di Bologna, Via Irnerio 46, 40126 Bologna, Italy
3CMCC, Universidade Federal do ABC, 09210-580 Santo André, SP, Brazil
4International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Via Bonomea 265, 34136 Trieste, Italy

Received 26 August 2015; Accepted 24 November 2015

Academic Editor: Enrico Lunghi

Copyright © 2016 R. T. Cavalcanti and Roldão da Rocha. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The publication of this article was funded by SCOAP3.


The Hawking radiation spectrum of Kerr-Sen axion-dilaton black holes is derived, in the context of dark spinors tunnelling across the horizon. Since a black hole has a well defined temperature, it should radiate in principle all the standard model particles, similar to a black body at that temperature. We investigate the tunnelling of mass dimension one spin-1/2 dark fermions, which are beyond the standard model and are prime candidates to the dark matter. Their interactions with the standard model matter and gauge fields are suppressed by at least one power of unification scale, being restricted just to the Higgs field and to the graviton likewise. The tunnelling method for the emission and absorption of mass dimension one particles across the event horizon of Kerr-Sen axion-dilaton black holes is shown here to provide further evidence for the universality of black hole radiation, further encompassing particles beyond the standard model.