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An Experiment to Search for Light Dark Matter in Low-Energy ep Scattering

  title={An Experiment to Search for Light Dark Matter in Low-Energy ep Scattering},
  author={Sven Heinemeyer and Yonatan Kahn and Michael Henry Schmitt and Mayda Velasco Instituto de Fisica de Cantabria and Northwestern University},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Experiment},
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