Constraining the interaction between dark sectors with future HI intensity mapping observations [CEA]

We study a model of interacting dark matter and dark energy, in which the two components are coupled. We calculate the predictions for the 21-cm intensity mapping power spectra, and forecast the detectability with future single-dish intensity mapping surveys (BINGO, FAST and SKA-I). Since dark energy is turned on at $z\sim 1$, which falls into the sensitivity range of these radio surveys, the HI intensity mapping technique is an efficient tool to constrain the interaction. By comparing with current constraints on dark sector interactions, we find that future radio surveys will produce tighter and more reliable constraints on the coupling parameters.

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X. Xu, Y. Ma and A. Weltman
Wed, 11 Oct 17

Comments: 12 pages, 7 figures