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Sep 27 – 30, 2016
DESY Hamburg
Europe/Berlin timezone

A halo independent comparison of direct dark matter searches

Sep 28, 2016, 3:15 PM
Seminar room 2 (DESY Hamburg)

Seminar room 2

DESY Hamburg

Notkestrasse 85, 22607 Hamburg
Cosmology & Astroparticle Physics Parallel Session: Cosmology & Astroparticle Physics


Andreas Rappelt (Technische Universität München)


In this work, we develop a method to compare results from various direct detection experiments without making assumptions on the velocity distribution of the dark matter particles in the Solar System. Furthermore, we consider the particular case when one of the experiments reports a positive signal, and we apply our method to investigate the compatibility of the DAMA claim with the null searches from other experiments.

Primary author

Andreas Rappelt (Technische Universität München)


Prof. Alejandro Ibarra (Technische Universität München)

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