MADMAX: A new way of probing QCD Axion Dark Matter with a Dielectric Haloscope – Foundations

  title={MADMAX: A new way of probing QCD Axion Dark Matter with a Dielectric Haloscope – Foundations},
  author={Stefan Knirck},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
  • S. Knirck
  • Published 4 December 2017
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics: Conference Series
In contrast to WIMPs, light Dark Matter candidates have increasingly come under the focus of scientific interest. In particular the QCD axion is also able to solve other fundamental problems such as CP-conservation in strong interactions. Galactic axions, axion-like particles and hidden photons can be converted to photons at boundaries between materials of different dielectric constants under a strong magnetic field. Combining many such surfaces, one can enhance this conversion significantly… 

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