No role for muons in the DAMA annual modulation results

  title={No role for muons in the DAMA annual modulation results},
  author={R. Bernabei and P. Belli and F. Cappella and V. Caracciolo and R. Cerulli and C. Dai and A. D'angelo and A. Marco and H. L. He and A. Incicchitti and X. Ma and F. Montecchia and X. Sheng and R. G. Wang and Z. Ye},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
This paper gathers arguments and reasons why muons surviving the Gran Sasso mountain cannot mimic the Dark Matter annual modulation signature exploited by the DAMA/NaI and DAMA/LIBRA experiments. A number of these items have already been presented in individual papers. Further arguments have been addressed here in order to present a comprehensive collection and to enable a wider community to correctly approach this point. 

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