Photinos from cosmic sources

  title={Photinos from cosmic sources},
  author={Victor J. Stenger},
In supersymmetric (SUSY) theories1, the photino is the fermion partner of the photon and is expected to be the lightest stable particle. Despite many discussions of the possible production of photinos, and other supersymmetric particles, at existing and proposed accelerators2, so far, experiments have only set limits3,4. We propose here that photinos are produced by sources of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays. We specifically consider Cygnus X-3, which is a powerful source of neutral particles up… 
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