Dark Matter Direct Search Rates in Simulations of the Milky Way and Sagittarius Stream

@article{Purcell2012DarkMD,
  title={Dark Matter Direct Search Rates in Simulations of the Milky Way and Sagittarius Stream},
  author={Chris W. Purcell and Andrew R. Zentner and Mei-Yu Wang},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012},
  pages={027-027}
}
We analyze self-consistent N-body simulations of the Milky Way disk and the ongoing disruption of the Sagittarius dwarf satellite to study the effect of Sagittarius tidal debris on dark matter detection experiments. In agreement with significant previous work, we reiterate that the standard halo model is insufficient to describe the non-Maxwellian velocity distribution of the Milky Way halo in our equilibrium halo-only and halo/galaxy models, and offer suggestions for correcting for this… 

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