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An introduction to axions and their detection

@inproceedings{Irastorza2021AnIT,
  title={An introduction to axions and their detection},
  author={I. G. Irastorza},
  year={2021}
}
In these notes I try to introduce the reader to the topic of axions: their theoretical motivation and expected phenomenology, their role in astrophysics and as dark matter candidate, and the experimental techniques to detect them. Special emphasis is made in this last point, for which a relatively updated review of worldwide efforts and future prospects is made. The material is intended as an introduction to the topic, and it was prepared as lecture notes for Les Houches summer school 2021… Expand

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