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Status of the Search for Supersymmetric Dark Matter

@article{Cline2003StatusOT,
  title={Status of the Search for Supersymmetric Dark Matter},
  author={David B. Cline},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  year={2003}
}
  • D. Cline
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
We assume the supersymmetric model for dark matter in the universe and our galaxy, and direct methods to distinguish these kinds of dark matter are described. We then focus on the current and future experiment search for SUSY-WIMPS. Theoretical models suggest that a new generation of at least one ton detectors may be required to observe this form of dark matter. We concentrate on Liquid Xenon detectors because they can be scaled to large mass. 
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