Shedding light on the symmetries of dark matter

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Abstract

I consider symmetries which could explain observed properties of dark matter, namely, its stability on Gyr time scales or its relic density and discuss how such symmetries can be discovered through the study of the propagation and polarization of light in its transit through dark matter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)234c-239c
JournalNuclear Physics A
Volume844
Issue number1-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2010

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
∗I acknowledgement partial support from the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE–FG02– 96ER40989, and I thank David C. Latimer for his collaboration on the topic of dark-matter-mediated effects on the propagation of light.

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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