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Searches for light dark matter using condensed matter systems

@inproceedings{Kahn2021SearchesFL,
  title={Searches for light dark matter using condensed matter systems},
  author={Yonatan Kahn and Tongyan Lin},
  year={2021}
}
Identifying the nature of dark matter (DM) has long been a pressing question for particle physics. In the face of ever-more-powerful exclusions and null results from large-exposure searches for TeV-scale DM interacting with nuclei, a significant amount of attention has shifted to lighter (sub-GeV) DM candidates. Direct detection of the light dark matter in our galaxy by observing DM scattering off a target system requires new approaches compared to prior searches. Lighter DM particles have less… 
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