Constraining the Mass of the Graviton with the Planetary Ephemeris INPOP.

@article{Bernus2019ConstrainingTM,
  title={Constraining the Mass of the Graviton with the Planetary Ephemeris INPOP.},
  author={L{\'e}o Bernus and Olivier Minazzoli and A. Fienga and M. Gastineau and Jacques Laskar and Pierre Deram},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2019},
  volume={123 16},
  pages={
          161103
        }
}
We use the planetary ephemeris INPOP17b to constrain the existence of a Yukawa suppression to the Newtonian potential, generically associated with the graviton's mass. We also give an interpretation of this result for a specific case of fifth force framework. We find that the residuals for the Cassini spacecraft significantly (90% C.L.) degrade for Compton wavelengths of the graviton smaller than 1.83×10^{13}  km, which correspond to a graviton mass bigger than 6.76×10^{-23}  eV/c^{2}. This… 

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