Prospects for identifying dark matter with CoGeNT

@article{Kelso2011ProspectsFI,
  title={Prospects for identifying dark matter with CoGeNT},
  author={Chris Kelso and D. W. Hooper},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={2011},
  pages={002-002}
}
  • C. Kelso, D. Hooper
  • Published 2011
  • Physics
  • Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
It has previously been shown that the excess of events reported by the CoGeNT collaboration could be generated by elastically scattering dark matter particles with a mass of approximately 5–15 GeV. This mass range is very similar to that required to generate the annual modulation observed by DAMA/LIBRA and the gamma rays from the region surrounding the Galactic Center identified within the data of the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope. To confidently conclude that CoGeNT's excess is the result of… Expand

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