Model-independent constraints on dark matter annihilation in dwarf spheroidal galaxies

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Boddy, Kimberly K.; Kumar, Jason; Marfatia, Danny; Sandick, Pearl;
(2018)
  • Publisher: APS
  • Journal: Physical Review D (issn: 2470-0029)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.97.095031
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | High Energy Physics - Experiment | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We present a general, model-independent formalism for determining bounds on the production of photons in dwarf spheroidal galaxies via dark matter annihilation, applicable to any set of assumptions about dark matter particle physics or astrophysics. As an illustration, ... View more
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