Dark matter constraints from observations of 25 Milky Way satellite galaxies with the Fermi Large Area Telescope

@article{Ackermann2014DarkMC,
  title={Dark matter constraints from observations of 25 Milky Way satellite galaxies with the Fermi Large Area Telescope},
  author={The Fermi Lat collaboration M. Ackermann and Andreas Albert and Benedict R. O'g. Anderson and Luca Baldini and Jean Ballet and Guido Barbiellini and Denis Bastieri and Keith C. Bechtol and Ronaldo Bellazzini and Elisabetta Bissaldi and Elliott D. Bloom and Emanuele Bonamente and Aurelien Bouvier and Theresa J. Brandt and Johan Bregeon and Monica Brigida and Pascal Bruel and Rolf Buehler and Sara Buson and G. A. Caliandro and R. A. Cameron and Micaela Caragiulo and Patrizia A. Caraveo and Claudia Cecchi and Eric Charles and A. Chekhtman and James Chiang and Stefano Ciprini and Richard O. Claus and J. Cohen-Tanugi and Janet M. Conrad and Filippo D’Ammando and Alessandro De Angelis and Charles D. Dermer and S. W. Digel and E. do Couto e Silva and P. S. Drell and Alex Drlica-Wagner and Rouven Essig and Cecilia Favuzzi and Elizabeth C. Ferrara and Anna Franckowiak and Yasushi Fukazawa and Stefan Funk and Piergiorgio Fusco and Fabio Gargano and Dario Gasparrini and Nicola Giglietto and Marcello Giroletti and Gary Lunt Godfrey and Germ{\'a}n A. G{\'o}mez-Vargas and Isabelle A. Grenier and Sylvain Guiriec and Michael Gustafsson and Morihiro Hayashida and Elizabeth Hays and John W. Hewitt and Richard Edward Hughes and T. Jogler and Tuneyoshi Kamae and Jurgen Knodlseder and Daniel Kocevski and Michael Kuss and . Larsson and Luca Latronico and M. Llena Garde and Francesco Longo and Francesco Loparco and Michael N. Lovellette and Pasquale Lubrano and Gregory D Martinez and Matthias P. Mayer and Mario Nicola Mazziotta and P. F. Michelson and W. Mitthumsiri and Tsunefumi Mizuno and Alexander A Moiseev and M. E. Monzani and A. Morselli and Igor V. Moskalenko and Simona Murgia and Rodrigo S. Nemmen and Eric Nuss and Takashi Ohsugi and E. Orlando and J. F. Ormes and Jeremy S. Perkins and F. Piron and G. Pivato and T. A. Porter and S. Rain{\'o} and R. Rando and Massimiliano Razzano and Soebur Razzaque and Anita Reimer and O. Reimer and Steven M. Ritz and M. S{\'a}nchez-Conde and Neelima Sehgal and Carmelo Sgro’ and Eric J. Siskind and Paolo Spinelli and Louis E. Strigari and Daniel J. Suson and Hiroyasu Tajima and H. Takahashi and Jana Thayer and Luigi Tibaldo and Marco Tinivella and Diego F. Torres and Yasunobu Uchiyama and T. L. Usher and Justin Vandenbroucke and Giacomo Vianello and Vincenzo Vitale and M. Werner and Brian Winer and Kent S. Wood and Matthew J.A. Wood and Gabrijela Zaharijas and Stephan Zimmer},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2014},
  volume={89},
  pages={042001}
}
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