Light WIMPs in the Sun: Constraints from Helioseismology

@article{Cumberbatch2010LightWI,
  title={Light WIMPs in the Sun: Constraints from Helioseismology},
  author={Daniel T. Cumberbatch and Joyce Ann Guzik and Joseph I. Silk and Layne Watson and Stephen M. West},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2010},
  volume={82},
  pages={103503}
}
We calculate solar models including dark matter (DM) weakly-interacting massive particles (WIMPs) of mass 5-50 GeV and test these models against helioseismic constraints on sound speed, convection zone depth, convection zone helium abundance, and small separations of low-degree pmodes. Our main conclusion is that both direct detection experiments and particle accelerators may be complemented by using the Sun as a probe for WIMP DM particles in the 5-50 GeV mass range. The DM most sensitive to… 

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