Diffuse gamma ray background from annihilating dark matter in density spikes around supermassive black holes

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Belikov, Alexander; Silk, Joseph;
(2013)
  • Publisher: AMER PHYSICAL SOC
  • Journal: PHYSICAL REVIEW D (issn: 1550-7998)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.89.043520
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Quantitative Biology::Neurons and Cognition | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

Dark matter annihilation is proportional to the square of the density and is especially efficient in places of highest concentration of dark matter, such as dark matter spikes. The spikes are formed as a result of contraction of the dark matter density profile caused by... View more
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