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Searching for Axion-like Particles with Active Galac- tic Nuclei

  title={Searching for Axion-like Particles with Active Galac- tic Nuclei},
  author={Clare Burrage and Anne-C. Davis and Douglas J. Shaw},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
Strong mixing between photons and axion-like particles in the magnetic fields of clustersof galaxies induces a scatter in the observed luminosities of compact sources in the clus-ter. This is used to construct a new test for axion-like particles; applied to observationsof active galactic nuclei it is strongly suggestive of the existence of a light axion-like particle.DESY 09-215 
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