Directional detection of Dark Matter with MIMAC: WIMP identification and track reconstruction

  title={Directional detection of Dark Matter with MIMAC: WIMP identification and track reconstruction},
  author={Julien Billard and F. Mayet and Cyril Grignon and Daniel Santos},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
Directional detection is a promising Dark Matter search strategy. Indeed, WIMP-induced recoils present a direction dependence toward the Cygnus constellation, while background-induced recoils exhibit an isotropic distribution in the galactic rest frame. Taking advantage on these characteristic features and even in the presence of a sizeable background, we show for the first time the possibility to constrain the WIMP properties, both from particle and galactic halo physics, leading to an… 

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