Publications
Please find below my list of scientific publications (also available for download in PDF format).
For citation information, please consult my full listing or my author profile on inSPIREHEP.
My ORCID ID is orcid.org/0000000236344679.
My profile on ImpactStory can be viewed here.

Searching for lowmass dark matter particles with a massive Ge bolometer operated aboveground
EDELWEISS Collaboration and B. J. Kavanagh
Accepted in Phys. Rev. D, arXiv:1901.03588 
Digging for Dark Matter: Spectral Analysis and Discovery Potential of PaleoDetectors
T. D. P. Edwards, B. J. Kavanagh, C. Weniger, S. Baum, A. K. Drukier, K. Freese, M. Górski, P. Stengel
Phys. Rev. D 99, 043541 (2019), arXiv:1811.10549
Code available here and here (archived on Zenodo) 
Faint Light from Dark Matter: Classifying and Constraining Dark MatterPhoton Effective Operators
B. J. Kavanagh, P. Panci, R. Ziegler
J. High Energ. Phys. (2019) 2019: 89, arXiv:1810.00033 
Statistical challenges in the search for dark matter
S. Algeri et al. (Editors: T. D. P. Edwards, B. J. Kavanagh, P. Scott, A. Vincent)
arXiv:1807.09273 
Bracketing the impact of astrophysical uncertainties on local dark matter searches
A. Ibarra, B. J. Kavanagh, A. Rappelt
JCAP 12 (2018) 018, arXiv:1806.08714 
Black holes, gravitational waves and fundamental physics: a roadmap
L. Barack at al. (B. J. Kavanagh, Section coordinator “Primordial Black Holes and Dark Matter”)
arXiv preprint, arXiv:1806.05195
White Paper for the COST action “Gravitational Waves, Black Holes, and Fundamental Physics”. 
Black Holes’ Dark Dress: On the merger rate of a subdominant population of primordial black holes
B. J. Kavanagh, D. Gaggero, G. Bertone
Phys. Rev. D 98, 023536 (2018), arXiv:1805.09034
Code available here (archived on Zenodo), movies available here 
Dark Matter Model or Mass, but Not Both: Assessing NearFuture Direct Searches with Benchmarkfree Forecasting
T. D. P. Edwards, B. J. Kavanagh, C. Weniger
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 181101 (2018), arXiv:1805.04117
Code available here and here
Featured in University of Amsterdam News 
Prospects for exploring New Physics in Coherent Elastic NeutrinoNucleus Scattering
J. Billard, J. Johnston, B. J. Kavanagh
JCAP 11 (2018) 016, arXiv:1805.01798
Illustrative code available here (archived on Zenodo) 
Precision constraints on radiative neutrino decay with CMB spectral distortion
J. L. Aalberts, S. Ando, W. M. Borg, E. Broeils, J. Broeils, S. Broeils, B. J. Kavanagh, G. Leguijt, M. Reemst, D. R. van Arneman, H. Vu
Phys. Rev. D 98, 023001 (2018), arXiv:1803.00588 
EarthScattering of superheavy Dark Matter: updated constraints from detectors old and new
B. J. Kavanagh
Phys. Rev. D 97, 123013 (2018), arXiv:1712.04901
Code available here (archived on Zenodo) 
Timeintegrated directional detection of dark matter
C. A. J. O’Hare, B. J. Kavanagh, A. M. Green
Phys. Rev. D 96, 083011 (2017), arXiv:1708.02959 
Prospects for determining the particle/antiparticle nature of WIMP dark matter with direct detection experiments
B. J. Kavanagh, F. S. Queiroz, W. Rodejohann, C. E. Yaguna
J. High Energ. Phys. (2017) 2017: 59, arXiv:1706.07819
Code available here 
Probing Leptophilic Dark Sectors with Hadronic Processes
F. D’Eramo, B. J. Kavanagh, P. Panci
Phys. Lett. B 771 (2017) 339348, arXiv:1702.00016 
Signatures of Earthscattering in the direct detection of Dark Matter
B. J. Kavanagh, R. Catena, C. Kouvaris
JCAP 01 (2017) 012, arXiv:1611.05453
Code (and animations) available here 
Reconstructing the threedimensional local dark matter velocity distribution
B. J. Kavanagh, C. A. J. O’Hare
Phys. Rev. D 94, 123009 (2016), arXiv:1609.08630 
You can hide but you have to run: direct detection with vector mediators
F. D’Eramo, B. J. Kavanagh, P. Panci
J. High Energ. Phys. (2016) 2016: 111, arXiv:1605.04917
Code available here 
A review of the discovery reach of directional Dark Matter detection
F. Mayet, A. M. Green, J. B. R. Battat, J. Billard, N. Bozorgnia, G. B. Gelmini, P. Gondolo, B. J. Kavanagh, S. K. Lee, D. Loomba J. Monroe, B. Morgan, C. A. J. O’Hare, A. H. G. Peter, N. S. Phan, S. E. Vahsen
Phys. Rep. 627 (2016) 1, arXiv:1602.03781
Highlighted in Physics Reports 
Reexamining the significance of the 750 GeV diphoton excess at ATLAS
B. J. Kavanagh
arXiv preprint (2016), arXiv:1601.07330
Code available here
Featured on Résonaances and Syymmetries 
New directional signatures from the nonrelativistic effective field theory of dark matter
B. J. Kavanagh
Phys. Rev. D 92, 023513 (2015), arXiv:1505.07406 
Discretising the velocity distribution for directional dark matter experiments
B. J. Kavanagh
JCAP 07 (2015) 019, arXiv:1502.04224 
Probing WIMP particle physics and astrophysics with direct detection and neutrino telescope data B. J. Kavanagh, M. Fornasa, A. M. Green
Phys. Rev. D. 91, 103533 (2015), arXiv:1410.8051 
Parametrizing the local dark matter speed distribution: a detailed analysis
B. J. Kavanagh
Phys. Rev. D 89, 085026 (2014), arXiv:1312.1852 
WIMP physics with ensembles of directdetection experiments
A. H. G. Peter, V. Gluscevic, A. M. Green, B. J. Kavanagh, S. K. Lee
Phys. Dark Universe 56 (2014) 4574, arXiv:1310.7039 
Model independent determination of the dark matter mass from direct detection
B. J. Kavanagh and A. M. Green
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 031302 (2013), arXiv:1303.6868
Featured on Phys.org 
Improved determination of the WIMP mass from direct detection data
B. J. Kavanagh and A. M. Green
Phys. Rev. D 86, 065027 (2012), arXiv:1207.2039