Exclusion of leptophilic dark matter models using XENON100 electronic recoil data

@article{Collaboration2015ExclusionOL,
  title={Exclusion of leptophilic dark matter models using XENON100 electronic recoil data},
  author={The Xenon Collaboration},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={349},
  pages={851 - 854}
}
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