Statistical interpretation of Large Magellanic Cloud microlensing candidates

@article{Rahvar2003StatisticalIO,
  title={Statistical interpretation of Large Magellanic Cloud microlensing candidates},
  author={Sohrab Rahvar},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={347},
  pages={213-219}
}
  • S. Rahvar
  • Published 2 September 2003
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
After a decade of gravitational microlensing experiments, a dozen microlensing candidates in the direction of the stars of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) have been detected by the EROS and MACHO groups. Recently it was shown that the distribution of the duration of the observed LMC microlensing events is significantly narrower than what is expected from the standard halo model. In this article we make the same comparison, using non-standard halo models and considering the contribution of non… 

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