Future directions in the microwave cavity search for dark matter axions

  title={Future directions in the microwave cavity search for dark matter axions},
  author={Timothy Shokair and Joseph Root and Karl A. van Bibber and Benjamin M. Brubaker and Yulia V. Gurevich and Sydney B. Cahn and Steve Keith Lamoreaux and Mehmet Ali Anil and Konrad W. Lehnert and Bradley K. Mitchell and Adam P. Reed and Gianpaolo Carosi},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics A},
The axion is a light pseudoscalar particle which suppresses CP-violating effects in strong interactions and also happens to be an excellent dark matter candidate. Axions constituting the dark matter halo of our galaxy may be detected by their resonant conversion to photons in a microwave cavity permeated by a magnetic field. The current generation of the microwave cavity experiment has demonstrated sensitivity to plausible axion models, and upgrades in progress should achieve the sensitivity… 
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