A novel approach to derive halo-independent limits on dark matter properties

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Ferrer, FrancescPhysics Department and McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences, Washington University in Saint Louis, 1 Brookings Drive—CB 1105, St Louis, MO 63130, U.S.A.; Ibarra, Alejandro(Physik-Department T30d, Technische Universität München, James-Franck-Straße, 85748 Garching, Germany); Wild, Sebastian(Physik-Department T30d, Technische Universität München, James-Franck-Straße, 85748 Garching, Germany);
(2015)
  • Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing/SISSA
  • Journal: JCAP (issn: 1475-7516)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2015/09/052
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | dark matter experiments | dark matter theory | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Computer Science::Computation and Language (Computational Linguistics and Natural Language and Speech Processing) | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

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