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My research focuses on dark matter phenomenology, astroparticle physics and collider physics. I have a broad interest in physics beyond the Standard Model.

In general, I am interested in finding new ways to optimize the information that can be extracted from any potential detection of new physics, ranging from model building to proposing striking new physics signatures, across different phenomenological settings.

You can find me on inSPIRE, the arXiv, and Google Scholar.

In general, I am interested in finding new ways to optimize the information that can be extracted from any potential detection of new physics, ranging from model building to proposing striking new physics signatures, across different phenomenological settings.

You can find me on inSPIRE, the arXiv, and Google Scholar.

Publications(asterisk indicates alphabetically ordered author list) | |

9. |
GeV-Scale Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead, R. K. Leane, T. R. Slatyer, J. F. Beacom, K. C.Y. Ng, Phys.Rev. D98 (2018) no.2, 023016, MIT-CTP/5020 [arXiv: 1805.10305 [hep-ph]]. |

8. |
Enhancing Dark Matter Annihilation Rates with Dark Bremsstrahlung, N. F. Bell, Y. Cai, J. B. Dent, R. K. Leane*, T. J. Weiler Phys. Rev. D96 (2017) no. 2, 023011 [arXiv: 1705.01105 [hep-ph]]. |

7. |
Powerful Solar Signatures of Long-Lived Dark Mediators, R. K. Leane, K. C.Y. Ng, J. F. Beacom Phys. Rev. D95 (2017) no. 12, 123016 [arXiv: 1703.04629 [astro-ph.HE]]. |

6. |
Impact of Mass Generation for Simplified Dark Matter Models, N. F. Bell, Y. Cai, R. K. Leane* JCAP 01 (2017) 039 [arXiv: 1610.03063 [hep-ph]]. |

5. |
Dark Forces in the Sky: Signals from Z' and the Dark Higgs, N. F. Bell, Y. Cai, R. K. Leane* JCAP 08 (2016) 001 [arXiv: 1605.09382 [hep-ph]]. |

4. |
Mono-W Dark Matter Signals at the LHC: Simplified Model Analysis, N. F. Bell, Y. Cai, R. K. Leane* JCAP 01 (2016) 051 [arXiv: 1512.00476 [hep-ph]]. |

3. |
Dark matter at the LHC: Effective field theories and gauge invariance, N. F. Bell, Y. Cai, J. B. Dent, R. K. Leane*, T. J. Weiler Phys. Rev. D92, no. 5, 053008 (2015) [arXiv:1503.07874 [hep-ph]]. |

2. |
Leptophilic dark matter with Z' interactions, N. F. Bell, Y. Cai, R. K. Leane*, A. D. Medina Phys. Rev. D 90, no. 3, 035027 (2014) [arXiv:1407.3001 [hep-ph]]. |

1. |
Les Houches 2011: Physics at TeV Colliders New Physics Working Group Report, G. Brooijmans et al, (2012) [arXiv:1203.1488 [hep-ph]]. (Note: Contribution 1, “DLHA: Dark Matter Les Houches Agreement”, is heavily based on my bachelor thesis.) |

Theses
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1. |
Phenomenology of Particle Dark Matter, R. K. Leane, Ph.D. Thesis, School of Physics, University of Melbourne (2017). |